A Serious Concern About Post-Quantum Cryptography and Strength Targets

I have been writing a number of articles about the state of the NIST post-quantum cryptography competition, with short summaries on the projects and what they are all about. What I haven’t talked about is the structure of the competition, and my concerns about the inclusion of relative “strength targets” for the new algorithms to … Continue reading “A Serious Concern About Post-Quantum Cryptography and Strength Targets”

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Quantum Computing – Is the World of a Secure Internet Over?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Noooooooooooo. If you haven’t had a primer on what a quantum computer is or does, Kurzgesagt has a fantastic crash course introduction here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhHMJCUmq28 For over a decade now, cryptographers, security experts, and researchers have been talking about Quantum Computing and how it will impact internet security. Quantum … Continue reading “Quantum Computing – Is the World of a Secure Internet Over?”

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