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The Great Quantum Journey: It's Time to Accelerate

ISARA Corporation
Aug 02, 2022

After years of careful analysis, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced the selection of four quantum-safe algorithms for standardization: CRYSTALS-Kyber, CRYSTALS-Dilithium, FALCON, and SPHINCS+. "This announcement represents a significant milestone toward a quantum-safe world and lifts a huge weight off the shoulders of organizations looking to fortify against quantum attacks," said Philip Lafrance, CISSP, standards manager at ISARA.

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NIST Announces Quantum-Safe Algorithms: The New Horizon in Quantum Preparedness

Philip Lafrance
Jul 06, 2022

The “dawning of aquarius” is an astrological era believed to bring increased spirituality and harmony on earth. While it is too early to say if quantum computing will bring spirituality and harmony on…

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Quantum Computing Urgency and Timeline

Atsushi Yamada
Apr 22, 2022

What is the quantum computing urgency, the latest post-quantum cryptography (PQC) timeline, and why should organizations prioritize this? The shift to quantum computing is going to be a massive one — as…

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Quantum-Safe Cryptography Standards Are Taking Off

Philip Lafrance
Mar 15, 2022

With cryptography essential to every organization’s operation and continuity, progress on post-quantum cryptography standards is good news all around. By the end of March 2022, the National Institute of…

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Cryptography and the Quantum Threat: The Sky is Not Falling

Paul Lucier
Feb 24, 2022

You remember Henny Penny, the iconic children’s folktale that’s been told and retold in different ways, across many countries since the early 1800s? Henny Penny (the hen) gets hit on the head with an acorn…

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Quantum-Safe Readiness: Where to Start?

Philip Lafrance
Feb 08, 2022

The new year is a good time to learn something new, try different things, and make changes. Here’s your chance to do all three! ISARA’s senior advisor and co-founder, Mike Brown, participated in a four-part…

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