[offtopic] OpenGPG Smartcard with keylength >1024
Alexander W. Janssen
alexander.janssen at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 18:13:00 CET 2007
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I know this is offtopic, but I ask nonetheless, maybe someone has an idea.
The BSI recently announced that it finds RSA/1024 bits not to be
considered secure enough from the 1st of January on.
Now I have this really cool RSA-Smartcard (based on G10's code, fab'ed
by ppc-systems) which does 1024 bits and I'm wondering if anyone knows a
source who sells cards with, let's say, 2048 bits. PPC-Systems don't.
- From what I heard, technically it's no problem to have card with bigger
keylengths, although it might become slow - otoh they're probably more
Not that I think I should abolish everything just because they say so,
but it's worth a consideration anyway if you want to deploy a whole new PKI.
 http://www.bsi.de/esig/dokumente/krypto/BSI_Final_07.pdf - page 4,
table "minimum keylenghts"
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