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1. (WO2014200490) SECURE BATTERY AUTHENTICATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/200490    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/045593
Publication Date: Fri Dec 19 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 14 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: G06F 21/30
G06F 9/24
Applicants: INTEL CORPORATION
Inventors: PRAKASH, Gyan
RAMAMURTHY, Venkatesh
POORNACHANDRAN, Rajesh
LI, Hong
WALKER, Jesse
Title: SECURE BATTERY AUTHENTICATION
Abstract:
An embodiment includes a method executed by at least one processor comprising: an out-of-band cryptoprocessor receiving security credentials from a battery, which is included in a mobile computing node that comprises the at least one processor, while the mobile computing node is engaged in at least one of (a) booting, and (b) exchanging the battery after booting and during run-time; the cryptoprocessor accessing an authentication key; and the cryptoprocessor successfully authenticating the battery, via out-of-band processing, based on the security credentials and the authentication key. In an embodiment the security credentials are included in a certificate. Other embodiments are described herein.