Brainpool curves

Tomas Gustavsson tomas at primekey.se
Wed Oct 7 13:21:50 UTC 2015


Hi,

If the JDK devs are interested we have a patch against the latest JDK 7 
with Brainpool support through PKCS#11, so we can use Brainpool curves 
with HSMs (used in production).

For SW based crypto we just use BouncyCastle (http://www.bouncycastle.org).

Regards,
Tomas
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On 2015-09-30 14:41, Laumann Andreas wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 23.09.2015, 17:27 +0200 schrieb Tomas Gustavsson:
>> +1 for this.
>
> +1 also from my side. Brainpool is really important in Europe.
>
>
>>
>> On 2015-09-17 19:53, Sean Mullan wrote:
>>> On 08/19/2015 05:48 PM, Jiri Stary wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> do you plan to support brainpool curves for TLS in Java 9 (RFC 7027) ?
>>>
>>> There is no plan to support it in 9. There is an open RFE for supporting
>>> brainpool in JCE: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7007966 but
>>> no specific release has been targeted at this time.
>>>
>>> --Sean
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Jiri
>>>>
>>>> Sent from ProtonMail <https://protonmail.ch>, encrypted email based in
>>>> Switzerland.
>
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