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NIST report says we urgently need more work in post-quantum cryptography

NIST report says we urgently need more work in post-quantum cryptography The study of how to keep encrypting messages even in the face of exponentially increased computing power is called “post-quantum cryptography,” or “quantum-resistant cryptography,” and the reality is that nobody knows quite how urgent it really is.Perhaps real, programmable quantum computers will never be a reality — but perhaps they will, and if they will, we’d better be ready.

Sorry, but you're doing your pa$$w0rds all wrong

Sorry, but you're doing your pa$$w0rds all wrong But here's the thing: It turns out that the "strong" password requirements we've all come to know aren't actually helping.We knew this one already, and the basic advice to avoid short passwords hasn't changed.