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haveged is a CSPRNG designed to work in low entropy environments.

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Comparing HAVEGE and Jitter Entropy algorithms

How does the HAVEGE method (or rather, the specific adaption of it as used in haveged) for generating randomness from timing differ from that of the Jitter Entropy method? Is there any research ...
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using HW random number generator as source of entropy

Currently I am using haveged on my server as source of entropy. My Server is used as KVM hypervisor, to run virtual machines. I did not use haveged at the beginning, and I noticed the VMs were ...
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On an embedded system with no external input, can haveged provide entropy?

Take an example embedded system: Microprocessor Flash memory SDRAM There is no UI and no network connection. Can the CPU timing jitter that is used by haveged provide adequate true entropy to seed /...
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