Google Cloud announces Shielded VMs, with more firmware security

[…]Last week at Google Cloud Next ’19, we announced the general availability of Shielded VM—virtual machine instances that are hardened with a set of easily configurable security features that assure you that when your VM boots, it’s running a verified bootloader and kernel. Shielded VM can help you protect your system from attack vectors like: Malicious guest OS firmware, including malicious UEFI extensions,
Boot and kernel vulnerabilities in guest OS, and Malicious insiders within your organization.[…]

https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/identity-security/shielded-vm-your-ticket-to-guarding-against-rootkits-and-exfiltration

https://cloud.google.com/shielded-vm/


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