Re: [TLS] sect571r1

Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com> Thu, 16 July 2015 03:41 UTC

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>> >> So, should it stay or should it go now? Opinions?
>> >
>> > +1 that sect571r1 be removed.
>>
>> I also believe that it should be removed.
>
> Same here, I think in this case "less is more".  There is no
> compelling reason for this curve, and needless diversity here is
> counter-productive.
>
It provides 256-bits of security. Its the only curve I am aware that
can transport a AES-256 key while maintaining security levels.

(I've been through C&A's where matching security levels were examined).