Re: [TLS] sect571r1

Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com> Thu, 16 July 2015 03:52 UTC

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>> (I've been through C&A's where matching security levels were examined).
>
> An auditor who believes that we can rigourously quantify the security
> of these curves precisely enough to say which is stronger or more
> closely "matches" AES-256, should be laughed out of the room and fired.
>
Maybe so, but it is what it is. The IETF is probably not going to be
able to change it.

Jeff