[Gnuk-users] benchmarking security tokens speed
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Aug 28 08:04:01 UTC 2017
On Sat, 26 Aug 2017 00:35, lwn at anarc.at said:
> I'm in the process of reviewing performance of various security tokens
> (the Yubikeys, the FST-01, Nitrokey), and I am getting somewhat
Thanks for the numbers. However, the numbers Nitrokey are are missing.
Shall I send you a "standard" Zeitcontrol card, which is probably the
most widely used device and also what is crunching the numbers in a
The numbers are as expected. With a crypto chip RSA is much faster. By
design the Gnuk can't be as fast - it is just a simple MCU. However,
using Curve25519 Gnuk is really fast.
Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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