[cryptography] urandom vs random
dj at deadhat.com
Mon Sep 9 01:18:18 EDT 2013
On 8/20/2013 2:33 PM, grarpamp wrote:
> The subject thread is covering a lot about OS implementations
> and RNG various sources. But what are the short list of open
> source tools we should be using to actually test and evaluate
> the resulting number streams?
I like the Markov-Renye test described in the current SP800-90B draft.
It handles biased, correlated, non stationary data conservatively and
gives you a min-entropy estimate.
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