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House Science panel approves legislation to advance adoption of quantum-resistant cryptography

By Jacob Livesay / November 30, 2023

The House Science Committee has advanced a bill requiring the National Institute of Standards and Technology to work with agencies on post-quantum cryptography adoption, as part of a larger legislative package to reauthorize the National Quantum Initiative Act.

The National Quantum Initiative Reauthorization Act will “harness the accomplishments of the Committee’s 2018 National Quantum Initiative Act to conduct breakthrough research, drive new quantum applications, bolster industry partnerships, and invigorate the quantum ecosystem,” Chairman Frank Lucas (R-OK) said in a statement...

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