Christof received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego (1997) and worked as a PostDoc / Research Faculty member at UCSD until 1999. Dr. Fetzer joined AT&T Labs-Research in 1999 and was a principal member of technical staff until 2004. Since 2004, he is head of the Systems Engineering Chair in the Computer Science Department at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. Dr. Fetzer received multiple best paper awards over the past years. He also co-founded three companies: cloudandheat.com, silistra-systems.com, and scontain.com.
A recent IBM IBV study said 74% of CEOs think adoption of cloud will be critical for their businesses in the next two to three years. Cloud migration, however, brings a higher risk of data exposure, making cloud security a critical issue for businesses, post-pandemic. This panel discusses the potential of confidential computing in enabling businesses to process sensitive data in a hybrid cloud without compromising consumer privacy or security.