Microsoft introduced a new security chip dubbed Pluton that is ought to become mandatory for systems running Windows (11 and forward).

AMD has already implemented or is about to implement the chip as part of the Ryzen processors

It has also been mentioned that Pluton builds upon TPM 2.0. There is a detailled spcification of TPM 2.0 by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), including definitions for the API.

However I was unable to find any information about Pluton at all.

Is there a technical specification of Pluton available? Is there a programming API available? Are there plans to create and release such information, or does it seem to be a proprietary technology where outsiders won't have access to, contrasting the approach that the TCG has taken?

  • I was going to point you towards i.MX 8ULP-CS, since NXP is usually fairly open with their documentation, but it does not seem to be the case this time, although it might be due to it's preproduction status.
    – jaskij
    Mar 28 at 17:43
  • Also, a slight nitpick: Pluton seems to be an IP core rather than a chip - something that vendors integrate directly into their SoCs.
    – jaskij
    Mar 28 at 17:48
  • It sounds like this is just an fTPM (firmware TPM) with some extra features like facial recognition.
    – forest
    Mar 28 at 20:13


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