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Thursday, October 25 • 12:00 - 12:30
Extending Secure Encrypted Virtualization with SEV-ES - Thomas Lendacky, AMD

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AMD has enhanced the capabilities of its hardware-based memory encryption to further extend the security protections provided by Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV). This talk will focus on the Encrypted State (ES) technology which extends the SEV support to minimize exposure of the guest register state for added isolation and protection from the hypervisor. The presentation will discuss the technical details of this technology with a focus on how it is being integrated into KVM.


Thomas Lendacky

PMTS Software System Design Engineer, AMD
Tom Lendacky is a member of the Linux OS group at Advanced Micro Devices where he is responsible for enabling and enhancing support for AMD processor features in the Linux kernel. He is currently working on extending the SEV support in the Linux kernel to further enhance the features... Read More →

Thursday October 25, 2018 12:00 - 12:30 BST
Sidlaw Auditorium