2013/9/10 james hughes <hugh...@mac.com> > [...] > Lastly, going a partial step seems strange also. Why do we what to put > ourselves through this again so soon? The French government suggests 2048 > now (for both RSA and DHE), and will only last 6 years. From > http://www.ssi.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/RGS_B_1.pdf > > They also published their own curve (a 256 bits GF(p) one), named FRP256v1 ( http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000024668816). But since they don't provide any detail on the parameters' choice, and the use of this curve isn't mandatory at all, I prefer the Brainpool ones.
They're also pushing for ECKCDSA adoption, by asking HSM manufacturers to include this mechanism. I don't know anything on this. -- Erwann.
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