# Re: newbie need help (ECC and wireless)

*From*: "Douglas A. Gwyn" <DAGwyn@xxxxxxxx>*Date*: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:32:47 GMT

Joseph Ashwood wrote:

There is a fairly simple reason for that, it has been proven that iDLP is at

least as hard as IFP (through a proof by reduction, there are several

available), since we believe that RSA reduces to IFP and DH reduces to iDLP,

it follows that DH is at least as secure as RSA, ...

Keep in mind that those are *asymptotic* complexities

(as the problem size approaches infinity), and thus

may not be accurate predictors of actual performance.

.

**References**:**newbie need help (ECC and wireless)***From:*Ray

**Re: newbie need help (ECC and wireless)***From:*Joseph Ashwood

**Re: newbie need help (ECC and wireless)***From:*Peter Pearson

**Re: newbie need help (ECC and wireless)***From:*Joseph Ashwood

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