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Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 18:43:16 +0000
From: Andrew Gallagher <>
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? [1] That was suggested on
a couple of discussion groups as a possible motivation for the newly
rekindled RSA love.


Andrew Gallagher
Senior Systems Engineer, Ward Solutions Ltd.
2054 Castle Drive, Citywest, Dublin 24
+353 87 1200174

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