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Conceptual Foundations of the Ivy Bridge Random Number Generator

Thursday, November 3rd

 A Computer Science Department Colloquium co-sponsored by ISTS.  


jesse walker
Jesse Walker
Intel Corporation 

This talk will describe the ideas behind the Ivy Bridge Random Number Generator. The talk begins with a discussion of how cryptography uses randomness, followed by a discussion of some important concepts associated with it. The talk motivates the new design by examining the short comings of Intel's 1999 RNG. With this background the talk describes Intel's new RNG architecture and its underlying theory.


Jesse Walker is a researcher in Intel's Security Research Lab, based in Hillsboro, OR. He was the architect for Intel's new random number generator, which is scheduled to first ship in the Ivy Bridge processor. Dr. Walker is also a co-author of Skein, a finalist cryptographic hash algorithm in NIST's SHA-3 competition. Other notable accomplishments include being the first to identify the flaws in WEP, Wi-Fi's original security protocol, and serving as the architect for 802.11i, WEP's replacement. Dr. Walker was honored by the Wi-Fi Alliance and Intel in 2005 for opening China to Wi-Fi, where sales had been blocked due to China's encryption regulations. He received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Texas in 1980.


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Last Updated: 11/15/11