10-03-2012 09:34 PM
Gennady, thanks for timely answer. But, I interested in item “8.8 Prediction Resistance and Backtracking Resistance” of NIST SP 800-90A (January 2012). How many RNG’s outputs I need to observe for recovery of seed due to “reverse engineering”?
10-04-2012 03:55 AM
Hello Dmitry, Most of the MKL basic generators do not address prediction resistance and backtracking resistance of NIST SP 800-90A. Please try using non-deterministic RNG (VSL_BRNG_NONDETERM) which is available in MKL 10.3 Update12 to obtain those properties. "This BRNG is an abstraction of the source of non-deterministic random numbers supported in hardware". See VSL Notes for the details: http://software.intel.com/sites/products/documentation/hpc/mkl/vslnotes/vslnotes.pdf
10-04-2012 09:23 PM
Ok. If I get right, not one from among deterministic RNGs not compliance with NIST SP 800-90A recommendation. Will Intel plan to improve it? I believe repeatable unpredictable pseudo-random sequence will be useful for customers. Thanks, Dmitry