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Deciding whether to use PKCS #11 or EVP

So you want to create an application that supports HSMs, or you want add support for them to an existing application, should you choose to use EVP or implement PKCS directly?

While there is of course no generally best choice, and personal preferences will vary, here's our take on it.


Written by Jelte Jansen
© NLnet Labs, May 13, 2008