Sep 20, 2016

How quantum computing could unpick encryption to reveal decades of online secrets

Posted by in categories: computing, encryption, quantum physics, security

QC will need to be on any IT, Security, and/ or tech connected product future state roadmap that spans a 5 + year period because the planning, funding, change management (retooling of resources), etc. will take time to plan & prepare not to mention all those internal & external dependencies and their own efforts around QC in the future because it truly would stink to see an AT&T, or HomeDepot, etc. that invested in their own QC compliant infrastructure suddenly attacked because an external source that they pull from is not QC.

The encryption we take for granted as being uncrackable would have a limited shelf-life in the quantum age, says a security expert.

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