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Quantum Computing Should Be On Your IT Security Radar in 2021

By IQT News posted 09 Feb 2021

(AnalyticsInsight) The as-yet-unknown appearance of quantum computing is most likely not on your radar. However, it should be. As an IT security professional, you have various issues that demand your consideration today. Ensuring against data breaches, verifying IT foundations that are developing progressively complex and dispersed, the constant flow of new devices appending to your networks on account of the ascent of the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and so on. Quantum computing is progressing and keeping in mind that experts don’t know when there will be a quantum computer incredible enough to break the RSA and ECC cryptographic algorithms that are right now being used, many are working under the presumption this can occur within a 10-multi year timeframe. It could happen sooner or it could happen later.
While quantum computers aren’t financially accessible yet, leading tech organizations are making significant progress right now. Producers and users of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will acknowledge noteworthy advantages from quantum computing. They will have the option to perform complex calculations a lot quicker than what is conceivable today, and that vows to fundamentally change the manner in which we approach everything. But understanding those dreams requires defeating these new security challenges quantum computing will make.
Today, IoT gadgets regularly depend on RSA cryptography to secure the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity of electronic communications. Thus, that implies that quantum computing and its ability to break RSA public key cryptography will make them helpless against security dangers simply like other computing devices.

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