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Geotagging (Cope, Erl)

How can the geographic location of cloud-based data and workloads be automatically communicated?

Geotagging

Problem

Control of data, workload locality and data sovereignty are requirements for federal and industrial compliance and regulatory issues. Without knowledge of where a cloud consumer’s workload is executed, it may not be possible to meet industrial compliance and regulatory requirements for data sovereignty.

Solution

When trusted resource pools are generated, the geolocation is supplied as part of the compliance and regulatory assurance attributes.

Application

Assets are geotagged using TPMs and are added to trusted resource pools that contain the same security assurance levels and geolocation regions.
Geotagging: The geolocation is configured in the TPM.

The geolocation is configured in the TPM.