Introducing a New Trust Model for Software Assurance: The CEST Platform
Introduction: Trust is a crucial factor in software assurance, particularly when multiple parties are involved. In this article, we propose a new trust model for software assurance that aims to minimize the required trust between different actors by introducing an intermediary that everyone trusts: the CEST platform. We’ll discuss the rationale behind this trust model, how trusted computing plays a role, and the advantages of a location-agnostic approach. The Trust Model: CEST Platform The CEST platform is a confidential computing solution based on state-of-the-art hardware and open-source software.