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remove drochner as a mentor, as he passed away.

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title="OpenCrypto swcrypto(4) enhancements"

[tech-kern](, [tech-security](

duration="3 months"

swcrypto could use a variety of enhanacements


* use multiple cores efficiently (that already works reasonably well for multiple request streams)
* use faster versions of complex transforms (CBC, counter modes) from our in-tree OpenSSL or elsewhere (eg libtomcrypt)
* add support for asymmetric operations (public key)

Extra credit:

* Tie public-key operations into veriexec somehow for extra credit (probably a very good start towards an undergrad thesis project).

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