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The Quantum Threat to Cyber Security — How to Prepare for Risk Mitigation

Published: 09/27/2020

By Dr. Itan Barmes, Cryptography Expert, Deloitte Cyber Risk ServicesA “new” threat in the security landscapeThe cyber security landscape is becoming more complex with the regular introduction of new threat vectors. A cyber threat that is now gaining more attention is the potential ability of a l...

Quantum Bitcoin

Published: 09/19/2020

By Dr. Jonathan Jogenfors, Quantum Bitcoin Inventor, Hacker, Atea Senior Information Security Consultant, CSA Blockchain Cybersecurity and Privacy Best Practices Group AdvisorMoney requires copy protection. If banknotes or coins could be forged, they would hardly be usable in daily life. Blockcha...

Google’s Potential Claim to the Throne of Quantum Supremacy: What Does it Mean for Cybersecurity?

Published: 11/06/2019

By Roberta Faux, Shamik Kacker, Bruno Huttner, John Hooks, Ron F. del Rosario, Ludovic Perret and John Young A mysterious paper A research paper titled “Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor” briefly appeared last September 21, 2019 on NASA’s Technical Report Server (...

Quantum Technology Captures Headlines in the Wall Street Journal

Published: 08/01/2019

By the Quantum-Safe Security Working GroupLast month, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Apollo, which captured the imagination of the whole world, epitomizes the necessity for government involvement in long term, big science projects. What started as a fierce race ...

Will Hybrid Cryptography Protect Us from the Quantum Threat?

Published: 06/17/2019

By Roberta Faux, Director of Advance Cryptography, BlackHorse SolutionsOur new white paper explains the pros and cons of hybrid cryptography. The CSA Quantum-Safe Security Working Group has produced a new primer on hybrid cryptography. This paper, “Mitigating the Quantum Threat with Hybrid Crypto...

What Will Happen If Encryption Used to Protect Data in Corporations Can Be Broken?

Published: 05/23/2019

By Edward Chiu, Emerging Cybersecurity Technologist, Chevron While the development of quantum computers is still at a nascent stage, its potential in solving problems not feasible with classical computers draws interest from many industries. On one hand, Volkswagen is researching using quantum...

What If the Cryptography Underlying the Internet Fell Apart?

Published: 05/23/2018

By Roberta Faux, Director of Research, EnvietaWithout the encryption used to secure passwords for logging in to services like Paypal, Gmail, or Facebook, a user is left vulnerable to attack. Online security is becoming fundamental to life in the 21st century. Once quantum computing is achieved, a...

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