This video introduces the role of entropy and random number generation, particularly in the context of cryptographic security. It demonstrates the random number generation capabilities of Linux (dev/random and /dev/urandom) and shows how the netRandom product from Whitewood can be deployed to improve entropy generation capabilities across corporate data centers and cloud services.

For further information about the netRandom product, click here.

The video is presented by Richard Moulds, Vice President of Strategy at Whitewood.

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