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

@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}
}
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.