FAQ: Re: key length
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Aug 7 17:16:26 CEST 2014
On Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:29, bernhard at intevation.de said:
> You realize that your response is not an argument.
Long time readers of this list understand what I am saying:
To evaluate security risks it is useless to pick one component of a
large system and believe you are done.
and I also expected that you read today's security note.
> I have given the datapoint to show that there are credible people
> recommending 4096 bits. So it seem natuarl that less savy users
and they are not talking about a system but an isolated algorithm.
> ask us about it. Our argumentation must be better then this,
> if we want to explain it to users and to convince them.
Right, let's leave the bike shedding to others.
Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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