Frank McKeen

Intel Labs / Senior Principal Engineer

Research Areas:

  • Encryption, Security Architecture, SoC & IP Architecture and Design

  • System Architecture & Integration, Trusted Platforms, x86 Instruction Set Architecture, x86 Microarchitecture



Over 20 years experience at Intel developing processors and security solutions for processors. Current research interests focus on Trusted Execution Environments and Side Channel attacks. Our team developed many of the fundamental TEE building blocks. This includes the basic TEE build, measurement, and isolation mechanisms. These are used by current products such as Intel TXT and Intel SGX. Other projects both inside and outside of Intel have adopted many of the technologies.
We are now focusing our TEE research on next generation security issues involving heterogeneous computing environments and new emerging usages such as Function As A Service (FAAS).