:) Cryptography in the kernel, “What a way cool idea!!!” :)

:D Using the /dev/crypto (aka CryptoDev) device as the cryptographic interface, sweet!!! :D

CryptographyInKernel -

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/CryptographyInKernel

“…Targeted release:  Fedora 14…”  Also, the kernel implementation of cryptographic algorithms will be made available to user-space programs, so that user-space programs do not need to handle encryption keys directly.  I want to see this!  :)

FIPS 140-3 -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIPS_140-3

FIPS Publications -

http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsFIPS.html

See the reference to the “…FIPS Number = FIPS 140–3, Date = Dec. 11, 2009, Title = DRAFT Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules (Revised Draft)
revised-draft-fips140-3_PDF-zip_document-annexA-to-annexG.zip…”

“…FIPS Number = FIPS 140–2, Date = May 2001, Title = Security Requirements for Cryptographic Modules fips1402.pdf, Fips140-2.zip, fips1402annexa.pdf, fips1402annexb.pdf, fips1402annexc.pdf, fips1402annexd.pdf…”

FIPS 140-2 Cryptographic Module Testing -

http://www.saic.com/infosec/testing-accreditation/fips140.html

FIPS 140-2 -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIPS_140-2

Cryptodev-linux module -

http://home.gna.org/cryptodev-linux/

OCF-Linux -

http://ocf-linux.sourceforge.net/

CryptoDev for Linux -

http://www.logix.cz/michal/devel/cryptodev/

“…Device /dev/crypto (aka CryptoDev) is a way for userspace processes to use cryptographic algorithms provided by kernel CryptoAPI modules…”

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