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# What does 15,360 bits look like?

According to NIST's guidelines, it takes a 15,360-bit RSA or Diffie-Hellman key to provide the same level of cryptographic strength as a 256-bit AES key.

What does a 15,360-bit key look like?

A 15,360-bit number has about 4,624 decimal digits. Here's what a number with 4,624 decimal digits looks like. It's big. Doing public-key operations with numbers that big is slow.

Don't use them unless you absolutely have to.

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