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What is Post-Quantum Cryptography
What is Post-Quantum Cryptography

What is Post-Quantum Cryptography

Release Date: 09/28/2015

Working Group: Quantum-safe Security

Most people pay little attention to the lock icon on their browser address bar that signifies a secure
HTTPS connection. They don’t realize that there is an exchange of keys to assure that the communications are secure and a signature with the data to assure its integrity. But what if that connection cannot be trusted? The impact on the world economy could be devastating, as eCommerce, cloud applications and storage, Online Stock Trading, and anything that relies
on HTTPS would be rendered useless. This scenario is possible in the not-too-distant future.
Quantum computers will be able to break the current public key infrastructure that is the backbone of secure websites. 

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