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NIST Selects 26 New Algorithms to Thwart Quantum Cyber Attacks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has narrowed down its selection of algorithms to thwart quantum and traditional cyberattacks to 26, NIST said Wednesday. NIST’s analysts and experts selected the algorithms from a pool of submissions for the agency’s Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization program that was launched in 2016.

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NIST, DHS Partner to Establish Internet Routing System Security Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the internet industry to develop standards for the protection of electronic messages from data theft. The Internet Engineering Task Force published the Secure Inter-Domain Routing framework in an effort to establish a uniform approach for protecting the internet’s …

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NIST Seeks Proposals to Address Info Security Threat of Quantum Computers

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants public input on how to address potential information security threats from quantum computers. NIST said Tuesday the Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization effort seeks methods and strategies to mitigate future quantum computer attacks that could potentially break encryption codes used to protect digital information. “We’re looking to replace three …

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First Batch of Naval Academy Cyber Operations Majors to Graduate

The first batch of midshipmen who took the cyber operations course at the U.S. Naval Academy will graduate on May 27, the U.S. Navy reported Monday. The Navy said the 27 graduates compose the inaugural class of the academic program, which covers areas such as computer architecture, programming, networks, data structures, information assurance, forensics and cryptography. The …

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NIST Report Eyes ‘Quantum-Resistant’ Cryptography

A report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology explores algorithms that can help mitigate the potential threats quantum computing poses on cryptography. NIST said Thursday the Report on Post-Quantum Cryptography outlines the agency’s plans to secure electronic information in the advent of quantum computers and suggests that organizations switch to safer encryption algorithms. “There has been …

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NIST Publishes Final Version of Cryptography Standards and Guidelines Document

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has made available the final version of its cryptography standards and guidelines document as part of the agency’s efforts to standardize the development process of the data protection technology. NIST said Thursday the final Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process document comes after the publication of the …

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