Welcome to the RTFB (Reaching Technology From Blogs) Episode 9 Blog. Guests on RTFB are given an opportunity to talk about and promote their blogs. Thai Le joins us this time to talk about how to enable Intel(r) Trusted Execution Technology. Thai found that there is a lot of information on the internet that addresses enabling an Intel TXT capable server but that it’s not all in one place. In his blog he provides a resource that can be used to help enable Intel TXT: How to Enable an Intel® Trusted Execution Technology Capable Server
"Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) is a collection of hardware-based security technologies built into Intel’s silicon. They address the security threats across physical and virtual infrastructure by complementing runtime protections like anti-virus software. Intel TXT is also a hardware-based method of verification in compliance efforts such as trusted computing environment. Intel TXT is designed to harden platforms from the emerging threats ofhypervisor attacks, BIOS, or other firmware attacks, malicious root kit installations, or other software-based attacks..."