[curves] Crash Course on ECC poster

Michael Hamburg mike at shiftleft.org
Wed Jul 8 16:05:55 PDT 2015

The Montgomery ladder is significantly simpler and more efficient on Montgomery curves than on short Weierstrass curves.

> On Jul 8, 2015, at 3:38 PM, Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:
> “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.
> rg
> On Jul 7, 2015, at 8:12 PM, Tony Arcieri <bascule at gmail.com <mailto: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 <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!
>> -- 
>> Tony Arcieri
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