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Black Hat: Elliptical curve cryptography coming as smarter algorithms threaten RSA

Tim Greene | Aug. 5, 2013
Rapid advances in math techniques signal the eventual demise of the currently standard crypto systems.

The NSA apparently saw the approaching end of life of RSA when it issued what is known as Suite B standards for encryption in 2005. Suite B doesn't include RSA at all, but calls for ECC in the key exchange algorithm and the digital signature algorithm, Stamos says.


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