Intel recently announced the addition of the RDSEED instruction to the Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures.
At IDF in September I led a technical session in the security track on develop
One question I have been getting a lot lately is whether you have to check the status of the carry flag to see if a valid random number was returned by 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
The OpenSSL* ENGINE API includes an engine specifically for Intel® Data Protection Technology with Secure Key.