Securing Tomorrow's Information through Post-Quantum Cryptography

Published: February 27, 2018

Author(s)

Dustin Moody, Larry Feldman, Gregory A. Witte

Abstract

In recent years, there has been a substantial amount of research on quantum computers - machines that exploit quantum mechanical phenomena to solve mathematical problems that are difficult or intractable for conventional computers. If large-scale quantum computers are ever built, they will compromise the security of many commonly used cryptographic algorithms.
Citation: ITL Bulletin -
NIST Pub Series: ITL Bulletin
Pub Type: NIST Pubs

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Keywords

post-quantum cryptography, public key cryptosystems, quantum computers, standardization
Created February 27, 2018, Updated February 28, 2018