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A Tricky Path to Quantum-Safe Encryption

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The most promising quantum-secure encryption schemes rely on the near impossibility of navigating a lattice with hundreds of spatial dimensions. Unless you know the secret route.

Credit: Peter Diamond for Quanta Magazine

August 11, the National Security Agency updated an obscure page on its website with an announcement that it plans to shift the encryption of government and military data away from current cryptographic schemes to new ones, yet to be determined, that can resist an attack by quantum computers.

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