GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, not-for-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications which facilitate the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology.

As a key contributor to the standards process, Trustonic supports the GlobalPlatform API standards for both the TEE software and the corresponding infrastructure to manage Trusted Applications.

The GlobalPlatform Device Committee is chaired by Trustonic’s Christophe Colas who has served as a GlobalPlatform Board Director since 2015. The TEE Specification Working Group is chaired by Trustonic’s Don Felton.

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Trusted Computing Group

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) develops, defines, and promotes open, vendor-neutral standards to enable more secure compute environments.  It is best known for the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology.

The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and GlobalPlatform operate a joint work group which coordinates activity, such as technical requirements, technical specifications and use cases, between the two groups.  A whitepaper explaining how the TEE supports trusted computing elements can be found here.

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