Secure Elements Joins Trusted Computing Group

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Leader in vulnerability and compliance management commits to advancing industry standards to protect heterogeneous mobile and fixed endpoints.

Secure Elements, Inc., a leader in enterprise vulnerability management and compliance risk reduction solutions, has joined Trusted Computing Group(TCG), a non-profit organization devoted to the creation of standards for strengthening computing platforms against software based attacks.

“Traditional security approaches have left computing platforms vulnerable to malicious attacks, virtual or physical theft, and loss,” said Brian Berger, TCG marketing work group chair. “Secure Elements' expertise with active protection technologies for all classes of assets will be a valuable contribution in the development of future specifications and products in this area.”

Secure Elements' C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management Suite includes modules for asset, compliance, policy, and vulnerability management, and provides several policy enforcement points for endpoint access control. The company continues to drive innovation within the industry, and membership in TCG will help ensure those innovations will evolve in lockstep with security standards, minimizing barriers to adoption.

“Secure Elements is excited about joining other industry leaders in driving standards for trusted computing and security technologies,” said Andrew Bove, vice president of development. “Secure and trusted computing dictates a solution that synthesizes asset management with vulnerability and compliance enforcement before enabling a trusted network connection. Given the adoption of wireless technologies and its affect on the pervasiveness of computing platforms at risk, industry leaders agree that supporting and adopting standards such as TCG are in the best interest of the marketplace.”

More than 110 companies are current TCG members, including industry leaders such as Citrix Systems, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel Corporation, Foundstone (McAfee), Juniper Networks, MCI, Microsoft, Nokia, SafeNet, and Sun Microsystems and many leading mobile systems and services vendors. TCG has active groups for PCs, mobile devices, servers, the network, storage and peripherals.

About Trusted Computing Group

TCG is an industry standards body formed to develop, define, and promote open standards for trusted computing and security technologies, including hardware building blocks and software interfaces, across multiple platforms, peripherals, and devices. TCG specifications are designed to enable more secure computing environments without compromising functional integrity with the primary goal of helping users to protect their information assets from compromise due to external software attack and physical theft. More information and the organization's specifications are available at the Trusted Computing Group's website, http://www.trustedcomputinggroup.org.

About Secure Elements

Secure Elements is an enterprise vulnerability management and compliance risk reduction leader, automating security remediation strategies and tactics across the entire enterprise, reducing business risk and IT management costs while improving systems performance and maintaining business continuity. Protecting mission critical and network infrastructure assets from both known and unknown attacks without limiting operational performance, the company rapidly identifies and intelligently responds to complex and diverse security incidents. Using real-time threat intelligence data and analysis, Secure Elements provides administrators with optimal security control across the enterprise. For more information, please visit http://www.secure-elements.com or call 1-800-709-5011.

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