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NIST IR 8320

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

Date Published: May 2022


Michael Bartock (NIST), Murugiah Souppaya (NIST), Ryan Savino (Intel), Timothy Knoll (Intel), Uttam Shetty (Intel), Mourad Cherfaoui (Intel), Raghuram Yeluri (Intel), Akash Malhotra (AMD Product Security and Strategy Group), Don Banks (Arm Advanced Technology Group), Michael Jordan (IBM), Dimitrios Pendarakis (IBM), J. R. Rao (IBM), Peter Romness (Cisco), Karen Scarfone (Scarfone Cybersecurity)



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

None selected


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Supplemental Material:
Trusted Cloud projects

Publication Parts:
IR 8320A
IR 8320B

Related NIST Publications:
SP 1800-19

Document History:
04/28/20: CSWP 14 (Draft)
05/27/21: IR 8320 (Draft)
10/27/21: IR 8320 (Draft)
05/04/22: IR 8320 (Final)


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cloud & virtualization, hardware