[cap-talk] How many bits for a SwissNumber?

Ian G iang at systemics.com
Tue Nov 29 07:30:04 EST 2005


Tyler Close wrote:

> I was just trying to figure out what the correct bit length for a
> SwissNumber is, assuming use of a 2048 bit RSA key for server
> authentication.

Have a look at the key length calculator for an
upper bound:

http://www.keylength.com/

and the papers by Lenstra and Verheul

(references LV in http://iang.org/papers/pareto-secure.html
or on the keylength site. )

iang



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