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NIST looks for resilient encryption algorithms

The United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a statement stating that it is looking for candidate post-quantum algorithms.

The Institute (NIST), of course, is preoccupied with the fate of encryption following the release of quantum computing systems that will be able to break any encryption key in very short time. NIST

The agency said in a statement that once these computer systems became widely available, "they would seriously jeopardize the confidentiality and integrity of digital communications on the Internet and elsewhere."

This announcement, as you can see, invites scientific programmers to develop "new standard public key encryption, digital signatures, and generally algorithms that will be able to protect sensitive government information even after the widespread use of quantum computers."

NIST estimates that it will have something useful within a year, and has set 30 in 2017 in November. Until then, you can submit your suggestions.

We should mention that if you approve a proposal, it will not be released directly to the general public, as it will take at least 20 years of testing.

According to the Institute: "Historically, it takes almost two decades to develop modern public infrastructure of our encryption keys."


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