Trusted Computing for the Java(tm) Platform  

About IAIK/OpenTC PrivacyCA

Trusted Computing, as specified by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG,, comprises multiple layers of hard- and software. While the hardware primarily consists of the Trusted Platform Module (TPM), there are multiple support software components required.

One of the components in a secure network setup is a Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI). There are potential security benefits in connecting many trusted computing enabled platforms, however, there is a need to standardize security credentials to enable easy automated processing and the building of a trusted computing aware public key infrastructure (PKI).

This package is part of the effort to bring specifications to practical application. A basic prototype implementation of a PrivacyCA setup provides experience of the problems involved and leads the way for advanced services and integration.

It is developed and maintained at the Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communication (Institut für Angewandte Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation, IAIK, at Graz University of Technology (

Development of IAIK/OpenTC PrivacyCA is supported by the European Commission as part of the OpenTC project (Ref. Nr. 027635).