Recommendations for Randomness in the Operating System, or How to Keep Evil Children out of Your Pool and Other Random Facts

Abstract

Common misconceptions about randomness underlie the design and implementation of randomness sources in popular operating systems. We debunk these fallacies with a survey of the “realities of randomness” and derive a number of new architectural principles for OS randomness subsystems. 

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@inproceedings{CorriganGibbs2015RecommendationsFR, title={Recommendations for Randomness in the Operating System, or How to Keep Evil Children out of Your Pool and Other Random Facts}, author={Henry Corrigan-Gibbs and Suman Jana}, booktitle={HotOS}, year={2015} }