Hyper Computers Are On the Horizon – and They’ll See Past Your Flimsy Security

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The urgency surrounding quantum-safe solutions ramps up as quantum computing moves away from being purely theoretical and instead becomes a reality. “We now know that a quantum computer will break public key cryptography, and that if we do nothing that we will no longer be able to protect the integrity of all the digital transactions that we participate in on a daily basis,” said Scott Totzke, CEO & Co-Founder of ISARA Corporation. “Behind the scenes, there’s all this complex infrastructure which has to be updated. … Everybody who’s providing something over the internet to your house relies on strong encryption to make sure it is really you,” said Totzke. “Changing all that is a very complex thing.”

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