GIGABYTE Smart TPM provides the industries highest level of data protection with 2048 bit hardware encryption. A unique feature of GIGABYTE Smart TPM is that it allows users to store their digital key on a USB thumb drive. In addition, GIGABYTE Smart TPM allows users to lock the protected data remotely using a Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. In today's computing environment, security threats such as viruses, worms, trojan attacks, malicious hacking and data/identity theft, etc. are not only happening more frequently, but the cost to victims of such attacks are also on the rise. While software solutions are able to protect data to a certain degree, a higher level of security measures is needed to ensure you do not become the next victim. That is where a hardware based solution such as TPM (Trusted Platform Module) technology can help. Trusted Platform Modules are hardware based security micro controllers that store keys, passwords and digital certificates and protects this data from external software attacks and physical theft. Recognizing the need to protect users against today's computing security threats, GIGABYTE is the first motherboard manufacturer to equip their motherboards with an onboard TPM Module from Infineon with a 2048 bit encryption key. But, they didn't stop there. GIGABYTE has paired their TPM module with a security software interface called GIGABYTE Ultra TPM, providing the Industry's highest level of data security through a hardware + software design.