CompTIA Security+ Question C-18

Which of the following hardware based encryption devices is used as a part of multi-factor authentication to access a secured computing system?

A. Database encryption
B. USB encryption
C. Whole disk encryption

Answer: D

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a hardware-based encryption solution that is embedded in the system’s motherboard and is enabled or disable in BIOS. It helps with hash key generation and stores cryptographic keys, passwords, or certificates.