Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at
Wed Feb 2 20:53:22 PST 2005

"Tyler Durden" <camera_lumina at> writes:
>That "chip" it likely to be an ASIC or is there already such a thing as
>a security network processor? (ie, a cheaper network processor that only
>handles security apps, etc...)
>Or could it be an FPGA?

Neither.  Currently they've typically been smart-card cores glued to the 
MB and accessed via I2C/SMB.


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