FAQ: Re: key length

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jul 22 13:28:46 CEST 2014

On Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:52, bernhard at intevation.de said:

> Note that ENISA recommends at least 3072 bit RSA for new systems
> (as reported by heise).

It might be worth to question whether an organization with strong ties
to the British, French and German [1] executives has reasons to lure
citizens in false security by marketing very strong key sizes but not
demanding the use of fully verifiable systems to store and use such



[1] Although known as a member of the Fourteen Eyes, I would not be
    surprised if Germany or the BND is more a hidden Six Eye.
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