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Securing Tomorrow's Information through Post-Quantum Cryptography

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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 -

Keywords

post-quantum cryptography, public key cryptosystems, quantum computers, standardization

Citation

Moody, D. , Feldman, L. and Witte, G. (2018), Securing Tomorrow's Information through Post-Quantum Cryptography, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=925321 (Accessed June 15, 2021)
Created February 27, 2018, Updated February 28, 2018