Author(s): Kun Sun, Jiang Wang, Fengwei Zhang and Angelos Stavrou

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Date: 7 Feb 2012

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2012


We introduce a novel BIOS-assisted mechanism for secure generation and management of trusted execution environments. Our approach is capable of completely segregating trusted and untrusted operations. The aim is to be user friendly and swiftly switch – it takes approximately 6 seconds – between execution environments running in a physical machine without requiring any specialized hardware, OS, or application modifications.