MACsec support with IEEE 802.1X-2010 driver requirements?

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Jul 24 13:16:03 EDT 2015

I am trying to understand what it would take to support MACsec in, say,
Intel NICs.

Is this something that requires specific hardware support?

Any idea how much work this would involve assuming it can be done at all?


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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