Re: How important is FIPS 140-2 Level 1 cert?

2006-12-27 Thread Thor Lancelot Simon
On Tue, Dec 26, 2006 at 05:36:42PM +1300, Peter Gutmann wrote: In addition I've heard of evaluations where the generator is required to use a monotonically increasing counter (clock value) as the seed, so you can't just use the PRNG as a postprocessor for an entropy polling mechanism. Then

Re: How important is FIPS 140-2 Level 1 cert?

2006-12-27 Thread lists
On 22 Dec 2006 11:43:58 -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote: [I was asked to forward this anonymously. --Perry] From: [Name Withheld] To: cryptography@metzdowd.com Subject: Re: How important is FIPS 140-2 Level 1 cert? Paul Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 11:25 AM -0500 12/21/06, Saqib