The Laws of Cryptography:
The RSA Cryptosystem

by Neal R. Wagner

Copyright © 2001 by Neal R. Wagner. All rights reserved.

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Law RSA1: The RSA cryptosystem is the de facto world-wide standard for public key encryption.

Law RSA2: RSA encryption should use exponent 3, making it hundreds of time faster, and RSA decryption should use the Chinese Remainder Theorem, making it four times as fast.

Revision date: 2001-12-31. (Please use ISO 8601, the International Standard.)