(CIO-Review) Jonathan P. Dowling, Chair for Theoretical Physics, Louisiana State University and his brother Michael J. Dowling, Chair Professor for Innovation and Technology Management, University of Regensburg discuss the “nightmare” scenario of quantum computing in this article.
The first point the Dowlings make in the CIO-Review article is that CIOS need to realize that there is no one simple fix for quantum computing security. The technology is in flux and the possible solutions as well.They believe the permanent fix is to make the switch from public-key encryption to private key encryption where the keys are distributed using quantum states of light or quantum key distribution (QKD).
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