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System not utilizing Trusted Platform Module (TPM) for encryption - Active IQ Wellness Risk

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Applies to

  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
  • ONTAP 9

Risk Summary

  • The system is using onboard key management and a minimum of one of the data encryption methods:
    • NVE
    • NAE
    • NSE
  • System has an inactive Trusted Platform Module (TPM).

For systems with onboard key management, utilizing NVE, NAE or NSE, and have a TPM module, it is a best practice to activate TPM to provide another level of protection for the encryption keys.


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