[curves] nist free curves

Tanja Lange tanja at hyperelliptic.org
Mon Jun 28 06:21:32 PDT 2021

Dear Gab,
I'm a bit puzzled by your statemant. ANSI prime256v1 is the same as

To answer your question for more curves, take a look at


Full disclosure: this is by Dan Bernstein and me, so I'm not
inependent in recommending it.

All the best

On Mon, Jun 28, 2021 at 01:42:50PM +0200, Gabx wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> I am not an expert in cryptography but I am very careful in choosing the
> protocols and ciphers used by my servers.
> One thing I am very careful about, without the need to explain why, is to
> choose NIST-FREE curves.
> I only ever use this one: *prime256v1*
> I just wanted to know if there are others and which ones.
> Thanks for your attention
> Regards
> Gab
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