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Accelerating next-generation public-key cryptosystems on general-purpose CPUs

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6 Author(s)
Eberle, H. ; Sun MicroSystems Inc., CA, USA ; Shantz, S. ; Gupta, V. ; Gura, N.
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This article describes low-cost techniques for accelerating the ECC and RSA public-key cryptosystems on general-purpose processor architectures. We focus on hardware acceleration of public-key cryptosystems on 64-bit server machines. A prototype based on a Sparc CPU data path shows a clear performance advantage of ECC over RSA.

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Micro, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 2 )