Webinar to LORCA cohort 5: Post-Quantum Cryptography: Past,Present and the Future !

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


The security of the digital world of today stands at the brink of a complete and urgent overhaul due to the threat of realisation of scalable Quantum computers. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has started the standardisation process for post-quantum cryptography (PQC) and a complete suite of replacement quantum-resistant security solutions is just a few years away. In view of this increasingly critical change of worldwide security, it is important to know the looming quantum threat and stay abreast of the ongoing research in the direction of Quantum resistant or Post-Quantum Cryptography. This tutorial will educate about various classes of post quantum cryptographic schemes submitted to the NIST competition and in particular highlight some promising Lattice based cryptographic (LBC) schemes since they have emerged as one of the most promising class for PQC standardisation. We will discuss some opensource software libraries available in the context and the main bottlenecks designers face when implementing LBC on several implementation platforms.
Period09 Jun 2021
Held atThe London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA), United Kingdom