[cryptography] Kernel space vs userspace RNG

Krisztián Pintér pinterkr at gmail.com
Mon May 9 13:14:13 EDT 2016




dj at deadhat.com (at Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11:35:24 PM):
> Well designed entropy sources
> on silicon generate between 200Mbits/s and 5Gbits/s per source. I think
> most vendors are getting in on the act. We have been pretty open with our
> ES designs and I've seen very smart ES papers. I particularly like
> Samsung's ring of rings for a process agnostic circuit.

i'm all for cpu integrated hw trngs, but please for the love of god,
don't make them like rdrand. what we need is ring 0 access to the raw
state of the circuit. this, together with an open design.



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