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Utilizing AES New Instructions (AES-NI) in a Windows* 8 C# App

AES-NI is a new security feature available on the latest Intel® Atom™ Z3000 processors (codename Bay Trail).  AES-NI provides a set of hardware instructions onboard the processor that implement some of the intensive sub-steps of the AES algorithm.  This yields additional performance when performing AES cryptographic operations.  This blog discusses a method of adding encryption and decryption that utilizes AES-NI in a Windows 8 C# app.

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