[dns-operations] OpenHardware FPGA-based HSM SCA6000 with OpenSSL?

Miek Gieben miek at miek.nl
Mon Oct 15 18:39:46 UTC 2012

[ Quoting <robert at ripe.net> in "Re: [dns-operations] OpenHardware F..." ]
> > Making a tamper-evident box with SoftHSM is (I think) much easier to
> > do, more scalable and done quicker.
> Right. I think that one question has not been asked so far: why? What's
> the real benefit that you'd get out of this?

I don't now as it wasn't my idea. Right now it sounds like a cool project.

> Also consider (and try to estimate the cost of) the effort you'd need to
> put in to make this "right", whatever that means.

FIPS compliance comes to mind...


    Miek Gieben                                                   http://miek.nl
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