Google and Microsoft clouds get improved firmware security

With Microsoft, the Azure DCsv2-series virtual machines (VMs) use of Intel SGX.

With Google, the Google Cloud Shielded VMs have UEFI Secure Boot and vTPM.

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/dcsv2series-vm-now-generally-available-from-azure-confidential-computing/

https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/identity-security/security-simplified-making-shielded-vm-default-compute-engine

https://www.securityweek.com/microsoft-google-announce-wider-availability-secure-vms

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cloud-security-microsoft-azures-sgx-vms-hit-ga-googles-shielded-vm-is-now-default/

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/28/google_cloud_shielded_vms_default/

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