2048 or 4096 for new keys? aka defaults vs. Debian

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at hauke-laging.de
Thu Oct 31 22:02:53 CET 2013

Am Do 31.10.2013, 16:31:02 schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor:

> http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/identity-and-trust/library/deliverable
> s/algorithms-key-sizes-and-parameters-report

There is one point I don't understand:

[3.6 Recommendations]

"there is general agreement this should be above the 100-bit level"

"for long term use AES-256"

But this http://eprint.iacr.org/2009/317 (mentioned by the German Wikipedia 
article for AES) claims that AES-256 was down to 99.5 bits.

Crypto für alle: http://www.openpgp-schulungen.de/fuer/unterstuetzer/
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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