About Confidential VM

A Confidential VM is a Compute Engine VM that uses the N2D or C2D machine type and keeps your sensitive code and other data encrypted in memory during processing, that is, it performs encryption-in-use. Together with encryption-at-rest and encryption-in-transit, Confidential VM can help keep your data and applications encrypted at all times.

For a more detailed conceptual overview, see Confidential Computing concepts.

To get started using Confidential VM, try the quickstart or see Creating a Confidential VM instance.

You can manage your Confidential VMs in some of the following ways: