Workshop - How to reconcile privacy and AIwith Confidential Computing
The hybrid-format workshop « AI and privacy » was held at Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence – SCAI on February 15 at 6pm.
AI is revolutionizing many fields from healthcare to biometrics these recent years. However due to security and privacy concerns, data is still being siloed and not shared enough due to the fear of data exposure and IP leakage.
Confidential Computing is a recent technology that enables end-to-end encryption when analyzing sensitive data. By leveraging Confidential Computing, data owners can share their data to AI companies, for instance to train or consume an AI model, without ever risking their data being stolen, leaked or used for any other purpose, as data remains protected even when shared to third parties.
This workshop aims to introduce the high level principles of Confidential Computing and how it can be used to deploy privacy friendly AI models, including Transformers for confidential document analysis, and ResNets for medical imaging. The workshop will be organized in the following manner:
– Presentation of the current challenges
– Introduction to Confidential Computing
– Example of confidential AI deployment with Mithril Security
– Guest speakers (Philippe Beraud, Chief Technology and Security Advisor @Microsoft and Flemming Backhaus, Sales Development Account Manager Azure @Intel)