Intel® Software Guard Extensions Datacenter Attestation Primitives (Intel® SGX DCAP)

Published: 05/21/2019  

Last Updated: 05/21/2019

By Dan T Zimmerman

I was recently invited to present “Intel SGX’s Open Source Approach to 3rd Party Attestation” in the Open Source Crypto track at the 2019 International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC).  The conference took place in Vancouver, Canada and hosted a wide variety of attendees who came together to discuss, share, and learn more about commercial encryption and certified cryptographic modules.

You may be asking yourself why a talk on Intel SGX Remote Attestation was included in a crypto module conference.  It’s because all Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) solutions rely on cryptographic modules (crypto libs) in one form or another to achieve their confidentiality goals, and Intel SGX is no different. Intel SGX Remote Attestation can provide increased confidence to Relying Parties that the Intel SGX assisted solution (software and its crypto libs) has been instantiated on a platform deploying the latest platform (TCB) updates.

The presentation materials from my talk at ICMC 2019 are attached.  Find more information on Intel SGX Datacenter Attestation Primitives here.

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