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An Intel hardware based digital random number technology could mitigate recent RSA security flaw
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 02/22/12 1
Mathematicians from Europe and the United States are reporting a flaw in the RSA encryption method that apparently hinges on crypto keys being created with insufficient randomness. You can read more about this story in a NY Times article by John Markoff entitled, “Flaw Found in an Online Encrypti...
Intel Tool Helps SW Developers Develop More Secure Applications
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 02/07/12 2
There has been a steady occurrence of security breaches at prestigious companies over the last weeks, months and years.  These breaches are becoming far too frequent and, as the folks at Amazon and Zappos know, expensive. A wide variety of ways exist for addressing these kinds of security challen...
AES-NI in Laymen's Terms
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 01/11/12 0
What is AES-NI - first answer AES-NI are a set of six new instructions introduced by Intel when we introduced the new 2010 Intel® Core™ processor family code named Westmere. AES-NI stands for Advanced Encryption Standard - New Instructions. These instructions implement hardware accelerated versio...
Taking a look at Intel Anti Theft & Identity Protection Technologies
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 12/14/11 8
I wanted to start a new blog introducing myself in a new role at Intel. As part of my new role I will be explaining Intel’s Security, Manageability, and Virtualization features to a broad base of ISV’s through our scale enabling team and associated platform communities. In my new role, I have...
The Last 25 Years of Parallel Computing
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 06/09/11 3
I am back from a very interesting 25th year anniversary of the IPDPS conference in Anchorage Alaska. I was able to interact with a number of professors and bounce ideas around on parallel education. To learn more about what occurred at IPDPS take a look at Lauren Dankiewicz' blog where she lay...
If you had 4 days to teach parallel programming… to high school students …
By Robert Chesebrough (Intel) Posted on 03/16/09 8
If you had 4 days to teach parallel programming… to high school students … SetupLet’s say you were given an invitation to lead a summer camp for high school students – a 4 day long day camp with students coming in from various schools and the only thing they have in common is that they are top no...