CompTIA Security+ Question L-81

Which of the following is a hardware-based security technology included in a computer?

A. Symmetric key
B. Asymmetric key
C. Whole disk encryption
D. Trusted platform module

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.