Post-Quantum Cryptography

NIST Publishes “How-to” for Shifting Cryptographic Methods ala Protect Systems from Quantum Computing

NIST Publishes “How-to” for Shifting Cryptographic Methods Ala Protect Systems from Quantum Computing.  Last week the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology released Special Publication 800-131A Revision 2, “Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths”.  The document addresses not only the possibility […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Quantum Computing Memory Efficiency

Quantum Computing Memory.  Quantum memories are essential for quantum information processing.  Techniques have been developed for quantum memory based on atomic ensembles.  The nascent “Raman Process” shows promise.  Memory efficiency remains an “unsolved bottleneck.”  Recent work marks an important advance of quantum memory towards practical […]