What is a TPM?

What is a TPM usually associated with? Choose the best answer.

A) Hard drives

B) Memory

C) Encryption

D) Video

E) Fruit

The answer: C) Encryption

A Trusted Platform Module is a chip that is usually located on a motherboard, and it’s used for cryptographic functions that enable encryption and other security features.

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