Re: Crypto HW Requirements (why it is out of scope)

On Nov 23, 2011, at 7:08 AM, Richard L. Barnes wrote:

> Hey Anders,
> Couple of observations:
>> The main point with crypto hardware is strong protection of secret/private keys, right?
> I don't think that's quite right.  Protection of private keys is certainly a very important function of HSMs, but they also provide validated implementations of cryptographic algorithms.

And, potentially, true (not pseudo) random numbers.


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