[Cryptography] RSA equivalent key length/strength

Patrick Pelletier code at funwithsoftware.org
Sat Sep 21 20:07:02 EDT 2013

On 9/14/13 11:38 AM, Adam Back wrote:

> Tin foil or not: maybe its time for 3072 RSA/DH and 384/512 ECC?

I'm inclined to agree with you, but you might be interested/horrified in 
the "1024 bits is enough for anyone" debate currently unfolding on the 
TLS list:


and there was a similar discussion on the OpenSSL list recently, with 
GnuTLS getting "blamed" for using the ECRYPT recommendations rather than 



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