June 16, 2023

Are federal agencies’ post-quantum cryptography preparations on track?

Source: FedScoop

Journalist: Rebecca Heilweil

“The consequences associated with the Snowden leaks or the recent Discord leaks would pale in comparison to the consequences associated with agencies’ failure to comply with the November 2022 Memo on Migrating to Post-Quantum Cryptography,” Sam Howell, a research assistant at the Center for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program, told FedScoop in an email.

“[It’s] important to begin the migration to post-quantum cryptography now because the process could take a long time and entails a lot of challenges,” she added.

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  • Sam Howell

    Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Sam Howell is a Research Associate with the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS. Her research interests include quantum information science, semiconductors, and t...