cryptography

Are agencies like Energy funding quantum technology wisely?

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

China is sitting on the encrypted data it exfiltrates, waiting for a quantum computer capable of cracking it. Post-quantum cryptography is one way to protect time-sensitive information, while some technologists are rooting for quantum key distribution.

Yubico replacing FIPS security keys used by feds

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

The company found a flaw in two versions of YubiKey FIPS Series devices that could affect cryptographic operations.

What will it take to get quantum computers? Hardware is just the beginning, experts tell Congress

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

Talent and international cooperation are part of the equation, academics tell the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Emerging Tech 2018: Quantum Computing

by FedScoop Staff • 2 years ago

The new-age Manhattan Project: How do we protect today’s secrets from tomorrow’s quantum computers?

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

While quantum computers aren't here yet, there are growing calls to develop the cryptography to protect against them today.

IARPA director: New homomorphic crypto is ‘math magic’

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The latest kind of advanced encryption could soon allow classified computing to be done on unclassified computer systems, a senior intelligence official said Thursday.

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