Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2021/894

History of Cryptographic Key Sizes

Nigel P. Smart and Emmanuel Thome

Abstract: We present a history of how cryptographic key sizes have been determined for various schemes.

Category / Keywords: public-key cryptography /

Original Publication (in the same form): To appear in "Computational Complexity"

Date: received 29 Jun 2021

Contact author: nigel smart at kuleuven be, Emmanuel Thome at inria fr

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