Next Article in Journal
Pressure Monitoring Cell for Constrained Battery Electrodes
Next Article in Special Issue
A Blockchain-Based Location Privacy Protection Incentive Mechanism in Crowd Sensing Networks
Previous Article in Journal
Occupational Risk Prevention through Smartwatches: Precision and Uncertainty Effects of the Built-In Accelerometer
Previous Article in Special Issue
Improving the Security and QoE in Mobile Devices through an Intelligent and Adaptive Continuous Authentication System
Article Menu
Issue 11 (November) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Sensors 2018, 18(11), 3807; https://doi.org/10.3390/s18113807

eTPM: A Trusted Cloud Platform Enclave TPM Scheme Based on Intel SGX Technology

1
Information Science and Technology Institute, Information Engineering University, Zhengzhou 450001, China
2
ATR Key Laboratory of National Defense Technology, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen 518060, China
3
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR 999077, China
*
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 17 September 2018 / Revised: 30 October 2018 / Accepted: 30 October 2018 / Published: 6 November 2018
Full-Text   |   PDF [3901 KB, uploaded 18 November 2018]   |  

Abstract

Today cloud computing is widely used in various industries. While benefiting from the services provided by the cloud, users are also faced with some security issues, such as information leakage and data tampering. Utilizing trusted computing technology to enhance the security mechanism, defined as trusted cloud, has become a hot research topic in cloud security. Currently, virtual TPM (vTPM) is commonly used in a trusted cloud to protect the integrity of the cloud environment. However, the existing vTPM scheme lacks protections of vTPM itself at a runtime environment. This paper proposed a novel scheme, which designed a new trusted cloud platform security component, ‘enclave TPM (eTPM)’ to protect cloud and employed Intel SGX to enhance the security of eTPM. The eTPM is a software component that emulates TPM functions which build trust and security in cloud and runs in ‘enclave’, an isolation memory zone introduced by SGX. eTPM can ensure its security at runtime, and protect the integrity of Virtual Machines (VM) according to user-specific policies. Finally, a prototype for the eTPM scheme was implemented, and experiment manifested its effectiveness, security, and availability. View Full-Text
Keywords: trusted cloud; intel sgx; memory protection; eTPM; user-specific trusted cloud; intel sgx; memory protection; eTPM; user-specific
Figures

Figure 1

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited (CC BY 4.0).
SciFeed

Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Sun, H.; He, R.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, R.; Ip, W.H.; Yung, K.L. eTPM: A Trusted Cloud Platform Enclave TPM Scheme Based on Intel SGX Technology. Sensors 2018, 18, 3807.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Sensors EISSN 1424-8220 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top