FAQ: Re: key length
bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Aug 7 09:08:22 CEST 2014
On Thursday 24 July 2014 at 12:02:46, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> Q: Is there a general recommendation that 3072-bit keys be used for
> new applications?
> A: No, although some respected people and groups within the
> cryptographic community have made such recommendations.
in iX 5/2014 (page 83) they rate RSA 2048 only as "medium" secure
and recommend at least 4096 to be save.
"bei RSA. Wer sichergehen will, sollte auch hier mindestens 4096 Bit
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