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How to Monetize SGX by Increasing Security of Software Containers

Published: 01 November 2016

ID: G00312941

Analyst(s): Heeral Kota, Martin Reynolds


Intel's SGX secured code extensions create hard partitions — enclaves — that can protect code and data against external inspection or corruption. Product managers offering container tools can use these partitions to protect data and monetize algorithms running in third-party systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • What Can Go Wrong?
  • Best Practices
    • Product Managers Must Implement SGX Primitives Now
    • Architect Container Management and Delivery Practices to Add SGX Capability
    • Prepare Marketing Communications for Product Delivery in 2018
    • Manage SGX to Prevent Enclave Code Corruption
    • Monetize the Solution by Presenting Use Cases to Your Customers

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