Group to demo ways to secure desktops

Monday, 2 May 2005, 4:15 PM EST

An industry consortium this week plans to demonstrate a specification for desktop policy enforcement that has been a year in the making.

The Trusted Computing Group's (TCG ) specification, which is scheduled to make its debut at Interop in Las Vegas, offers a way to conduct integrity checks of desktop computers, such as requiring anti-virus or software patch updates before granting network access. While this capability exists in some products, the Trusted Network Connect (TNC) specification is the first attempt to define an open standard for it.

By Ellen Messmer at NetworkWorld.

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