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key length

The number of bits available for the longest keys in a cryptographic implementation. For example, the key length of a particular Diffie-Hellman/DSS PGP key can be anywhere from 1024 bits to 4096 bits. See key space and key fingerprint.
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Therefore, the size of public key space is about 7.8356x[10.sup.43], equivalent to the public key length being about 146 bits.
where P is the desired secret key length. In this step, removing [X.sub.1][k] from X[k] leaves [X.sub.2][k] in the frequency domain of the signal sequence.
Based on the chaotic cryptography [12], a chaotic cryptosystem has the advantages of the encryption speed and the key length, which is fit for big data.
Furthermore, the increasingly large RSA key length requirements of public certificates to guarantee secure communication may be a barrier to practical implementation on limited-resource devices.
The length of the group was 128bit, the key length was 128/192/256bit, and the corresponding number of rounds was 10/12/14.
A service like this would punctuate the evolution of cryptograph forcing everyone to a longer key length as massive brute force attacks are just a REST API call away.
The company has increased the strength of encryption of its cloud services, to 2048 bit key length, which is considered not to be "readily breakable," Smith said.
The key length should be long enough that there is no better way to break it except brute- force attack.
We tested this value with a QC simulator [7] and we obtained higher values of the final key length (A) than the required 192 bits.
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