[EXT] Best practices for obtaining a new GPG certificate

Ángel angel at pgp.16bits.net
Fri Mar 19 01:50:37 CET 2021

On 2021-03-18 at 15:15 +0100, john doe via Gnupg-users wrote:
> Reading the URLs given by the OP, I see that the GPG FAQ (1) talks
> about a default of '2048' but in the latest (2.2.17) release of GPG
> it looks like the default is now '3072':
> What keysize do you want? (3072)
> Am I missing something?
> 1)  https://www.gnupg.org/faq/gnupg-faq.html#no_default_of_rsa4096

The FAQis outdated. GnuPG was indeed updated some years ago to use 3072
as the default size for rsa


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