Intel SGX Explained

  title={Intel SGX Explained},
  author={Victor Costan and Srinivas Devadas},
  journal={IACR Cryptology ePrint Archive},
Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) is a set of extensions to the Intel architecture that aims to provide integrity and confidentiality guarantees to securitysensitive computation performed on a computer where all the privileged software (kernel, hypervisor, etc) is potentially malicious. This paper analyzes Intel SGX, based on the 3 papers [14, 79, 139] that introduced it, on the Intel Software Developer’s Manual [101] (which supersedes the SGX manuals [95, 99]), on an ISCA 2015 tutorial… CONTINUE READING
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