NIST publishes draft standard for post-quantum cryptography

25/08/2023 | Infosecurity Magazine

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published new post-quantum cryptography (PQC) standards. Experts predict that in the next five to 10 years, quantum computers will be able to break existing cryptographic algorithms, leaving all digital information vulnerable to cyber-threat actors under current encryption protocols. The PQC Standardization Process is part of the efforts to prevent this from happening and facilitate quantum-secured technologies before 'Q-Day'.

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