[openssl-users] Openssl software failure for RSA 16K modulus

Salz, Rich rsalz at akamai.com
Thu Jul 21 15:28:47 UTC 2016

> Again, I’m not saying using a 16kRSA key is a good idea. It’s not a good idea,
> one should really consider ECC instead (both for performance and network
> reasons). But keeping this 2048 bytes limit is not a security decision. It’s the
> result of a trade-off choice, right. And that doesn't make it a bad decision
> either.


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