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What is Intel® Secure Key Technology?

Introduction:

Authored by Gael H. (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:53
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Find out about Intel's new RdRand Instruction.

Previously refered to as "Bull Mountain", the RdRand instruction will present itself on the upcoming "Ivy Bridge" platform coming out early 2012.  The RdRand instruction paves the way to fast, reli

Authored by Gael H. (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:54
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Download the Latest Intel® Digital Random Number Generator Software Implementation Guide

Intel® Digital Random Number Generator Software Implementation Guide
Authored by Jeffrey Rott (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 10:35
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Intel® Digital Random Number Generator (DRNG) Software Implementation Guide

In introduction to the Intel® Digital Random Number Generator (DRNG). Includes prerequisite downloads and related software as well as an overview of DRNG use.
Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 09:21
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Performance Impact of Intel® Secure Key on OpenSSL

The goal of this paper is to demonstrate the performance gains obtained when using the Intel® Secure Key in applications that depend on OpenSSL* for cryptographically secure random numbers.
Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 09:06
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The Difference Between RDRAND and RDSEED

Intel recently announced the addition of the RDSEED instruction to the Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures.

Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:56
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Announcing new Security Projects for Academia

Authored by Raghudeep Kannavara (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:01
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To Concatenate or Not Concatenate RDRAND?

At the heart of Intel® Data Protection with Secure Key is the digital random number generator (DRNG), a NIST* SP800-90A compliant pseudorandom number generator which is accessed using the RDRAND in

Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:47
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How to use the rdrand engine in OpenSSL for random number generation

The OpenSSL* ENGINE API includes an engine specifically for Intel® Data Protection Technology with Secure Key.

Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/07/2017 - 10:29
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Changes to RDRAND integration in OpenSSL

Beginning with the 1.0.1f release of OpenSSL the RDRAND engine is no longer loaded by default*.

Authored by John M. (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:00
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