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

Paul Wouters paul at cypherpunks.ca
Tue Oct 16 14:11:37 UTC 2012

On Tue, 16 Oct 2012, WBrown at e1b.org wrote:

> What about joining forces with the OpenDNSSEC team to add support for
> using GPUs to do the number crunching in OpenHSM?  Much of the design work
> for the HSM and PKCS#11 has already been done.

Quad core CPU's are more then fast enough for signing even the largest
TLDs. HSMs are only useful for protecting the keys, not to gain speed.


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