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July 19, 2024

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NIST selects four ‘quantum-resistant cryptographic algorithms’ in key step for development of standard

By Charlie Mitchell / July 5, 2022

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has capped a six-year competition by choosing four algorithms that will become part of a post-quantum computing standard slated to be released for comment in 2023 and finalized the following year.

NIST “has chosen the first group of encryption tools that are designed to withstand the assault of a future quantum computer, which could potentially crack the security used to protect privacy in the digital systems we rely on every day — such...


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