Trends Report

The State Of Quantum Security

July 2nd, 2024
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , Danielle Chittem , Hailey DiCicco , Christine Turley


Postquantum (PQ) security is a mandate for organizations anticipating Q-day, the day when quantum computers can break asymmetric cryptography and algorithms. In this document we review the state of quantum security, current PQ encryption standards, and critical use cases of PQ security and offer security and risk (S&R) professionals actionable guidance for exploring PQ security and crypto infrastructure migration.

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