Comparison of RSA vs elliptical keys

Johan Wevers johanw at
Tue May 12 21:35:06 CEST 2020

On 12-05-2020 17:04, Sylvain Besençon via Gnupg-users wrote:

>> Probably not. The future is elliptical-curve cryptography, which will
>> bring a level of safety comparable to RSA-16384.

Yes, if attacked by classical computers.

> However, I would be interested to know which ECC cipher would you
> recommend to replace RSA.

None at all. I'd say probably one of these: but I am no expert.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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