Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:43:16 +0000 From: Andrew Gallagher <andrewg@...rewg.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Prime example of a can of worms On Thu, 21 Jan 2016 10:15:55 -0500 Steve Grubb wrote: > > Hallway discussions mentioned that ECC is dead due to trust issues > and fuzzy IP issues which slowed vendor uptake. There was a mention > of RSA officially being allowed to go to 16k key sizes. Was there any mention of the relative ease of quantum attacks against ECC compared to classically-equivalent RSA?  That was suggested on a couple of discussion groups as a possible motivation for the newly rekindled RSA love.  http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0301141 -- Andrew Gallagher Senior Systems Engineer, Ward Solutions Ltd. 2054 Castle Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24 +353 87 1200174 Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (802 bytes)
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