Provision of Trusted Identity Management Using Trust Credentials

  • Siani Pearson
  • Marco Casassa Mont
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3986)


The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) has developed specifications for computing platforms that create a foundation of trust for software processes, based on a small amount of extra hardware [1,2]. Several million commercial desktop and laptop products have been shipped based upon this technology, and there is increasing interest in deploying further products. This paper presents a mechanism for using trusted computing in the context of identity management to deal with the problem of providing migration of identity and confidential information across users’ personal systems and multiple enterprise IT back-end systems in a safe and trusted way.


Identity Management Certification Authority User Credential Trust Platform Module Credential Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siani Pearson
    • 1
  • Marco Casassa Mont
    • 1
  1. 1.Trusted Systems LaboratoryHewlett Packard Research LabsBristolUK

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