what are the sub keys

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Sun Mar 20 04:36:57 CET 2011

On 3/19/11 10:34 PM, Jonathan Ely wrote:
> I would use RSA due to its ridiculous amount of sscrutiny over the
> years,

DSA has received comparable scrutiny, IMO.  The Elgamal family (of which
DSA is a member) has an impressive pedigree.

> but be sure to set your preferences and choose a 4096 over 2048.

Why?  This is like saying, "I like the bank vault on my front door, but
I wish it was thicker: I want the extra security."  Key length is only a
small part (arguably the smallest part) of communications security.

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