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Ofir Weisse


Ofir is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on improving the feasibility of trustworthy execution in the cloud. His recent publications include Foreshadow (aka L1TF), redesigning modern processors to be resilient to Spectre (NDA), and alleviating SGX performance bottlenecks (HotCalls). Ofir worked for Intel in Haifa as a security researcher in the SGX group. He received his Master's in Computer Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and B.Sc from the Technion in Israel. His previous research focused on manipulating MEMS sensors and differential power analysis of cryptographic devices, which was published in Euro S&P, CHES, and HASP.