Elliptic Curve Cryptography

HardKor hardkor.info at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 15:29:02 CEST 2012

HI Sam,

You can already use Elipric Curve Crypto wiith X.509 cryptosystems
(TLS/SSL). It's faster than RSA and use slamer keys so it make you save
bandwidth and CPU load. Try "openssl speed" to get benchmarks of the
diffrent algorithms and see by yourself.


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On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Sam Smith <smickson at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I read recently about Elliptic Curve Cryptography and how it provides much
> stronger security with much smaller public key sizes.
> Does anybody know if Public Key Crypto has any plans to move to this with
> an update to the standard?
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