Re: [Cfrg] "Abandoning ECC" ‹ Any replies to "A riddle wrapped in a curve"?

"Paterson, Kenny" <Kenny.Paterson@rhul.ac.uk> Fri, 23 October 2015 10:04 UTC

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Tony, all,

On 23/10/2015 05:06, "Cfrg on behalf of Tony Arcieri"
<cfrg-bounces@irtf.org on behalf of bascule@gmail.com>; wrote:

>If anything, I hope the takeaway for the CFRG is after the current ECC
>standardization work is done, perhaps it would be prudent to move onto
>evaluating post-quantum algorithms and standardizing them for use in e.g.
>TLS. I suspect this
> is probably already on the chairs' roadmap.

It is. 

However my perception is that the science and technology here are less
mature than we'd like them to be. This is going to be a difficult
challenge for CFRG (and everyone else).

Cheers,

Kenny 

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>[2]: http://bada55.cr.yp.to/brainpool.html
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