Report

Distributed Ledgers And Quantum Computing: Take The Threat Seriously, But Don't Panic

Well-Architected Blockchains Are Unlikely To Be At Risk

November 30th, 2018
With contributors:
Pascal Matzke, Brian Hopkins, Michael Glenn, Ian McPherson

Summary

Quantum computing has the potential to do serious damage to distributed ledger technology (DLT) systems or blockchains, depending on how they're designed and what cryptography they use. But how serious is the risk, and what can CIOs do today to mitigate it? Read this report to find out.

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