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White Paper (Draft)

Hardware-Enabled Security for Server Platforms: Enabling a Layered Approach to Platform Security for Cloud and Edge Computing Use Cases

Date Published: April 28, 2020
Comments Due: June 2, 2020 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: hwsec@nist.gov

Author(s)

Michael Bartock (NIST), Murugiah Souppaya (NIST), Ryan Savino (Intel), Tim Knoll (Intel), Uttam Shetty (Intel), Mourad Cherfaoui (Intel), Raghuram Yeluri (Intel), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)

Abstract

Keywords

confidential computing; container; hardware-enabled security; hardware security module (HSM); secure enclave; trusted execution environment (TEE); trusted platform module (TPM); virtualization
Control Families

Configuration Management; Identification and Authentication; System and Information Integrity

Documentation

Publication:
White Paper (DOI)

Supplemental Material:
Local Download (pdf)

Document History:
04/28/20: White Paper (Draft)

Topics

Security and Privacy
general security & privacy; roots of trust

Technologies
biometrics; BIOS; hardware

Activities and Products
reference materials