[curves] Crash Course on ECC poster

Ron Garret ron at flownet.com
Wed Jul 8 15:38:17 PDT 2015

“Montgomery curves are attractive because of the ladder method of scalar multiplication”

Is this actually true?  I was under the impression that the Montgomery ladder was applicable to any kind of elliptic curve.  They just both happen to have been invented by Peter Montgomery.


On Jul 7, 2015, at 8:12 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com> wrote:

> I made this poster for the DEFCON Crypto and Privacy Village. It's intended for audiences of mixed ability levels:
> https://i.imgur.com/hwbSRHh.png
> Would appreciate technical feedback on it. If you'd like to suggest copy changes, please consider design constraints (i.e. available room on the page).
> Thanks!
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> Tony Arcieri
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