A look at Intel's Trusted Execution Technology

Posted on Saturday, Oct 21 2006 @ 18:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DailyTech has some more information about Intel's Trusted Execution Technology:
Viruses, malicious code, spyware and other security threats may become a past worry says Intel. According to Intel, its R&D team is hard at work on a technology called Trusted Execution Technology -- previously called LaGrande. Abbreviated as TXT, Intel's Trusted Execution Technology will use hardware keys and subsystems to control what part of a computer's resources can be accessed and who or what will be granted or denied access.

Going beyond the NX bit, or the Non-execution bit that is currently enabled inside recent processors from both AMD and Intel, TXT will bring a whole new dimension of security to PCs...
Check it out over here.


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