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NIST's cryptography team readies for China's worst

March 21, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Facing the possibility China will develop a quantum computer able to decode current forms of encryption, the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Charles Romine issued something of a battle cry.

"It's interesting from the impact it has on the community but also from a historical perspective, we cut our teeth on cybersecurity in the cryptography space," Romine, who directs NIST's Information Technology Laboratory, told a meeting of the agency's Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board on Wednesday.

The two-day...


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