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February 2014
Presenter: Robert Stone
Random numbers are important in many areas of computing. A very important approach to generating random number sequences is Pseudo-Random Number Generators. Robert Stone gives an overview of Pseudo-Random Number Generation, with some explanation of Cryptographically Secure Pseudo-Random Number Generators. He also discusses some of the ways this can go wrong, including examples from recent security news. He finishes up with information about Perl modules that can be used for generating Pseudo-Random Number Sequences.
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