Patent Number: 8,219,797

Title: Method and system to facilitate configuration of a hardware device in a platform

Abstract: A method and system to allow the secure configuration of the configurable feature(s) of a hardware device in a platform. The configuration of the configurable feature(s) of the hardware device is performed with protection against software attacks. A management module determines that the platform is authorized to configure at least one configurable feature of the hardware device and configures each of the configurable feature(s) based on a received configuration message.

Inventors: Chinnaswamy; Kumar (Hillsboro, OR), Anati; Ittai (Haifa, IL), Martinez; Alberto (El Dorado Hills, CA), Gueron; Shay (Haifa, IL)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/00 (20060101); G06F 9/44 (20060101); G06F 15/177 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00