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PAO, ITL Receive 2022 Communicators Award of Distinction for Video Animation

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NIST's video "Post-Quantum Encryption: the Good, the Bad, and the Powerful" received a Communicators Award of Distinction in the Technology for Online Video category from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA).

Individuals recognized by the AIVA for this video were:

  • José Ricardo García - Writer and Director
  • David Stewart - Videographer
  • Jenny Wang - Animator
  • Leon Geršković - Producer
  • Matt Scholl - On-Air Talent

This year, AIVA received more than 5,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world.

Post-Quantum Cryptography: the Good, the Bad, and the Powerful
Post-Quantum Cryptography: the Good, the Bad, and the Powerful
In an animated story featuring NIST’s Matthew Scholl, this video emphasizes how NIST is working with the brightest minds in government, academia, and industry from around the world to develop a new set of encryption standards that will work with our current classical computers—while being resistant to the quantum machines of the future. Quantum computers will be incredibly powerful and will have the potential to provide tremendous societal benefits; however, there are concerns related to how quantum computers could be used by our adversaries, competitors, or criminals. This video explores these scenarios and explains how we are staying ahead of this potential cybersecurity threat. To learn more about NIST’s cryptography work, please visit our main cryptography page: To learn about a specific project, Crypto Agility: Considerations for Migrating to Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms, please visit this page:….


Created May 11, 2022