AES-GCM Encryption Performance on Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 Processors

Authored by John Mechalas (Intel)

This case study examines the architectural improvements made to the Intel® Xeon® E5 v3 processor family in order to improve the performance of the Galois/Counter Mode of AES block encryption.

Last updated on 04/01/2015 - 11:54

AES-NI in Laymen's Terms

Authored by Robert Chesebrough (Intel)

What is AES-NI - first answer

Last updated on 08/06/2013 - 10:26

Intel® Software Development Emulator

Authored by Ady Tal (Intel)


Last updated on 04/06/2015 - 05:22

Fast SHA-1

Authored by Max Locktyukhin (Intel)

Hello. If the speed of widely used cryptography algorithms (like AES or SHA-1) is of some interest to you, dear reader, then I’m welcoming you to this blog.

Last updated on 03/20/2015 - 21:22

IPP Crypto Sample Performance for OpenSSL too Slow on Hyper-Threading Systems

Authored by Chao Y (Intel)
When running Intel IPP crypto sample for OpenSSL on Hyper-Threading systems, the AES benchmark application reports slow performance. Users need to use correct threading setting to avoid the problem. Last updated on 04/26/2013 - 15:25

AES-NI support in Intel® IPP

Authored by Ying H (Intel)
Intel®’s Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Instructions Set are supported in latest Intel IPP version. Last updated on 10/31/2012 - 15:43

How to Compile for the Intel® Core™ i5 processor and Intel® Xeon® 5600 processor series with AES-NI

Authored by 0
The Intel C/C++ Compiler version 11 supports Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (AES-NI) via intrinsic functions to improve performance for encryption and decryption. Last updated on 08/24/2012 - 00:16

Improving the Performance of the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1)

Authored by Max Locktyukhin (Intel)

Improving the performance of the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1) with Intel® Supplemental SSE3 instructions.


Last updated on 08/31/2012 - 13:38