Beyond Curve25519

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu Jan 15 20:49:38 CET 2015

On Thu 2015-01-15 06:54:58 -0500, Milan Kral wrote:
> the security of Curve25519 is about 2^125. Are there plans to implement
> stronger ECC in GnuPG? Good candidate would be E-521, it's one of the
> recommended curves on

The only stronger curves available in GnuPG at the moment are the NIST
curves.  I agree that E-521 would be a reasonable choice for a
high-strength curve, but i don't think anyone has specified or
implemented it yet for OpenPGP.

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