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[Discuss] What key lengths are currently adequate?

On 09/07/2014 01:59 AM, Bill Horne wrote:
> OK, I'm not looking for entropy anymore. 
> I just found an "old" key. It doesn't expire until 2017, so I don't
> think I have to generate a new one.

You can always change the expiry, so that shouldn't be what stops you
using the key.

> Here's another question, though: what key lengths are considered
> "adequate" these days? This key is 4096 bits, which I'm confident is
> long enough for now, but I'm curious what the "minimum" recommended
> key length is these days.

2048 bit RSA is considered the minimum.

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