[Cryptography] RSA equivalent key length/strength
iang at iang.org
Wed Sep 25 12:17:27 EDT 2013
On 24/09/13 19:23 PM, Kelly John Rose wrote:
> I have always approached that no encryption is better than bad
> encryption, otherwise the end user will feel more secure than they
> should and is more likely to share information or data they should not
> be on that line.
The trap of a false sense of security is far outweighed by the benefit
of a "good enough" security delivered to more people.
We're talking multiple orders of magnitude here. The math that counts is:
Security = Users * Protection.
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