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October 23, 2021

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DHS and NIST release ‘roadmap’ to addressing risks associated with quantum computing

By Charlie Mitchell / October 5, 2021

New guidance from DHS and the National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to help organizations develop an approach to securing data and systems amid advances in quantum computing technology with the potential to crack current encryption methods.

“While quantum computing promises unprecedented speed and power in computing, it also poses new risks. As this technology advances over the next decade, it is expected to break some encryption methods that are widely used to protect customer data, complete business transactions, and...

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