Cybersecurity & Cryptography

U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Post-quantum Computing Project Update

  U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Post-quantum Computing Project Update.  FCW is reporting the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Chief of the Computer Security Division, Matthew Scholl, discussed current the post-quantum cryptography standardization project during a briefing to the Information Security […]

Commercially Available 4-Qubit Quantum Processor Provides Cryptographic Security

Commercially Available 4-Qubit Quantum Processor Provides Cryptographic Security.  Cambridge Quantum Computing (“CQC”), a leader in quantum computing technologies, will be demonstrating “IronBridge” – the world’s first commercially available certifiable Quantum Cryptographic Device – in booth # 1847C at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. […]

Canada Airs Quantum Computing Aspirations and Funding Concerns at DRIVE 2019

Canada Airs Quantum Copmputing Aspirations and Funding Concerns at DRIVE 2019.  Canada held its inaugural DRIVE conference bringing together policy-makers, researchers, accelerators, and technology companies in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada. Discussion focused on emerging technology trends, best practices, and improving Canada’s overall level of ‘tech-compete.’ Highlighted were […]

Commercializing Quantum Cryptographic Agility

Commercializing Quantum Cryptographic Agility.  ISARA Corporation, situated in ‘Quantum Valley’ Canada, is set to unveil new tools integrating NIST Round 2 post-quantum algorithms.  The company is yet another example of commercialization of quantum computing.  As the science and technology emerges, government, academia, and industry are […]

First Conference for the Business of Quantum Computing, Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Sensors

First Conference for the Business of Quantum Computing, Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Sensors.  In a few short weeks, research corporation, Inside Quantum Technology, will host a premier quantum technology event in Boston, Massachusetts.  The conference will explore the current state of the industry, as well as […]

Revisit: U.S. NSF Award to Study Cyber Hacking of Post Quantum Cryptographic Algorithm Implementations

Revisit: U.S. NSF Award to Study Cyber Hacking of Post Quantum Cryptographic Algorithm Implementations.  Quantum computers are believed to have a potential to perform specialized calculations beyond the reach of any supercomputer in existence today, threatening today’s major public-key cryptography standards.  Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) is devoted […]

Studying Cyber Attacks on Post-quantum Cryptographic Algorithm Implementations

Studying Cyber Attacks on Post-quantum Cryptographic Algorithm Implementations.  Florida Atlantic University is one of a trio of schools to have received funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation to study post-quantum computing algorithms.  The funds are to study the vulnerabilities of post-quantum computing resistant algorithm implementation.  […]

Chattanooga Utility Demonstrates Next-gen Grid Security with Quantum Key Distribution

Chattanooga Utility Demonstrates Next-gen Grid Security with Quantum Key Distribution.  Chatanooga utility, EPB, has been working with Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories to test interoperability of disparate quantum key distribution networks.  The test was to ensure utility providers nationwide have interoperability sufficient to employ […]

Causing Material Defects to Speed-up Quantum Technology Developments

Causing Material Defects to Speed-up Quantum Technology Developments.  The second quantum revolution is arriving, arguably.  It shows promise of new ways to measure, process, and transmit information, often requiring new types of materials. A multi-national group of scientists is “working on accelerator-based techniques for developing new […]

DigiCert Studying Post-Quantum Cryptography

DigiCert Studying Post-Quantum Cryptography.  DigiCert unveiled its digital certificate management platform for the cloud.  Foundational to the development is cybersecurity.  Dubbed “CertCentral Enterprise” the initiative enhances the strengths of DigiCert’s current offerings with the recently acquired Symantec Public Key Infrastructure. For cybersecurity, the CertCentral Enterprise platform […]

Qubit Report Updates Archived Articles as Posts

Qubit Report Getting Botoxed.  For the convenience of our readership, the dinosaur site configuration has been updated over the past two weeks.  Over the next several weeks, the nearly 500 studies, research pieces, and musings which are in archive will be converted to modern posts […]

Quantum-resistant Cryptography: Lattice Cryptography Now Needed or Needed Now?

Quantum-resistant Cryptography: Lattice Cryptography Now Needed.  While the U.S. government is not-funding certain “non-essential” aspects of government at present, the NIST quantum-resistant algorithm ‘challenge’ is on a temporary hold.  The issue at stake is the collaborative development of quantum computing resistant algorithms: Algorithms and protocols which […]