Azure Confidential Computing with Confidential VMs and AKS nodes

with Scott Hanselman, Amar Gowda

Amar Gowda joins Scott Hanselman to show how Azure Confidential Computing protects data in use and helps you achieve data security and data privacy goals within a managed cloud environment. Confidential VM's protect VM-based workloads with memory encryption and code integrity for VM and container workloads. Attestation helps you remotely verify the entire VM is a hardware-based Trusted Execution Environment (TEE).


  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 01:20 - Azure Confidential Computing
  • 04:00 - Creating a confidential VM from CLI demo
  • 06:28 - Attestation sample client to verify hardware
  • 12:00 - Extensions and CVM on AKS support
  • 13:09 - AKS demo
  • 20:00 - Wrap-up


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