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Microsoft Google Red Hat and other companies join the Secret Computing Alliance to open source and cloud security

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Current technology, focusing on data in static and transit. The organization referred to the data encryption being used as "the third and perhaps the most challenging step in providing a fully encrypted lifecycle for sensitive data."

Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, said in an interview: "This issue affects the privacy and security of almost every person on the planet who interacts with these systems. There are so many companies competing to participate in this work because everyone I realized this sense of urgency."

To this end, Microsoft is contributing its own Open Enclave SDK open source project to the alliance,IntelThe Software Protection Extension SDK is given, and Red Hat also contributed to the Enarx project.

Driven by the giants, other companies in the open source community can better participate and be more confidently supervised by neutral organizations.

Mike Bursell, chief information security architect at Red Hat, said: "If the alliance can achieve its goals, then we are expected to deploy applications more securely and easily, and take advantage of these new developments."

Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure, also said in an article on Wednesday morning that protecting data in use means that data is not presented in unencrypted form during the calculation process, except for the code that is authorized to access.

In other words, even publiccloud serviceThis part of the encrypted data is not accessible to the provider or edge device vendor. This feature brings new solutions that make data private from the edge to the public cloud.

It is reported that the early team members of the Confidential Computing Consortium also include ARM, Baidu, Tencent, and Swisscom.

Finally, I was asked ‘whyappleWhen large technology companies such as Amazon and cloud computing companies were not involved in the issue, Zemlin said this was just the beginning.

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