Preparing Enterprises for the Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Threats
Quantum computing, while expected to help make many advancements, will also break the existing asymmetric-key cryptosystems, thus endangering our security infrastructure. While it is uncertain whether such a computer will live up to the hype, the emerging cybersecurity threats it brings should be addressed now even though such a machine may not emerge for another decade or so. This document describes an overview of quantum computing, the impact on cryptography, and steps to start preparing for the quantum threat today.
Release Date: 05/23/2019