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The Guide to Confidential Computing Sessions at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe (March 20-21)

By March 14, 2024April 17th, 2024No Comments3 min read

Confidential Computing is a transformative approach to protecting data in use, enabling computation in memory without exposing it to the rest of the system. As cloud-native technologies continue to evolve, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024 offers sessions at the forefront. This guide is your go-to resource for exploring the Confidential Computing offerings, ensuring you make the most of your conference experience.

Key Demos, Sessions and Posters 

Learn about Attested Containers for securing containerized workloads and other open source Confidential Computing demos at Intel’s booth, H5.

Poster Session: Kubernetes in the Confidential Computing Marvels: Unlocking SMPC Across Multi-Cloud Clusters

When: Wednesday, March 20 • 18:00 20:00

Who: Gilles Seghaier & Nayani Parameshwari, Astran

Find on KubeCon Schedule

Dive into the world of Secure Multiparty Computation (sMPC) with Kubernetes, exploring its application across multi-cloud clusters for enhanced data security.

Fortifying AI Security in Kubernetes with Confidential Containers (CoCo)

When: Thursday, March 21 • 14:30 15:05

Who: Suraj Deshmukh, Microsoft & Pradipta Banerjee, Red Hat

Find on KubeCon Schedule

A deep dive into securing AI models in Kubernetes using Confidential Containers, ensuring data privacy without sacrificing performance.

Memory Armor for SPIRE: Fortifying SPIRE with Confidential Containers (CoCo)

When: Thursday, March 21 • 17:25 18:00

Who: Matthew Bates, Stealth Security Startup & Suraj Deshmukh, Microsoft

Find on KubeCon Schedule 

Learn how Confidential Containers enhance the security of SPIRE servers, safeguarding sensitive signing keys against unauthorized access.

Confidential Containers for GPU Compute: Incorporating LLMs in a Lift-and-Shift Strategy for AI  

When: Thursday, March 21 • 16:30 17:05

Who: Zvonko Kaiser, NVIDIA

Find on KubeCon Schedule

An exploration of integrating confidential containers with GPU computing for AI/ML workloads, maintaining data confidentiality while leveraging computational power.

Additional Highlights

CRI-O Odyssey: Exploring New Frontiers in Container Runtimes

 An insight into the latest in container runtime technology, touching on Confidential Computing integration.

 Thursday, March 21 • 11:00 11:35

Towards a Cloud-Native, Scalable and Fault-Tolerant Platform for Digital Agriculture

A unique application of cloud-native technologies in agriculture, showcasing the potential of Kubernetes and Confidential Computing.

Wednesday, March 20 • 18:00 20:00

Confidential Computing at KubeCon

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024 offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of Cloud and Compute. Whether you’re a developer, IT professional, or business leader, these sessions provide a wealth of knowledge and a unique chance to advance your understanding of the technology at the Confidential Computing Consortium and its critical role in the future of cloud-native technologies.

Bookmark this page and plan your schedule to make the most of the Confidential Computing sessions at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2024. See you there!

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