2019 Year-in-Review - From the Desk of DMTF President Jeff Hilland

Every December, we take the opportunity to pause and reflect on the last twelve months. As another highly productive year comes to a close, I’m proud to highlight the significant accomplishments the organization achieved in 2019. We appreciate the hard work of our members who have helped the organization reach the following milestones. 
Technical Milestones:
DMTF continued to provide a steady cadence of updates to the Common Information Model (CIM):

DMTF and MIPI Alliance to Collaborate on Security

DMTF and MIPI Alliance have agreed to collaborate on DMTF’s Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) standards. MIPI will evaluate and provide feedback on SPDM standards and use cases applicable to devices, which potentially could support MIPI security specifications. 

DMTF Releases New WIP Update to Its Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) Specification

DMTF’s Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) Specification, Release 0.95, is now available for public download as a Work in Progress (WIP). This specification – developed by DMTF’s Platform Management Components Intercommunication (PMCI) Security Task Force – continues to incorporate the input of the organization’s Alliance Partners to help align component authentication and firmware integrity across the industry.

DMTF Shares Plans for Session Keys in SPDM 1.1

DMTF is detailing the work in progress on its upcoming Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) Specification, release 1.1, in a new presentation now available for download. SPDM is developed by DMTF’s Platform Management Components Intercommunication (PMCI) Security Task Force and provides message exchange, sequence diagrams, message formats, and other relevant semantics for authentication, firmware measurement, and certificate retri