Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2009/533
Finding composite order ordinary elliptic curves using the Cocks-Pinch method
D. Boneh and K. Rubin and A. Silverberg
Abstract: We apply the Cocks-Pinch method to obtain pairing-friendly composite order groups with prescribed embedding degree associated to ordinary elliptic curves, and we show that new security issues arise in the composite order setting.
Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography /
Publication Info: To appear in the Journal of Number Theory.
Date: received 3 Nov 2009, last revised 3 May 2010
Contact author: asilverb at uci edu
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