Though the threats from quantum computing are being construed in many different ways, this quote sums up one of the greatest: “Hackers, with many of them supported by nation-states, are actively skimming and stealing encrypted data right now, even though it would take them thousands of years to crack it with current technology.” And they’re storing it so when it can be decrypted [hacked], it will be.

This report is found at Nextgov…