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Continuous test

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A type of health test performed within an entropy source on the output of its noise source in order to gain some level of assurance that the noise source is working correctly, prior to producing each output from the entropy source.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-90B