Re: [Cfrg] New draft on the transition from classical to post-quantum cryptography

Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie> Wed, 10 May 2017 19:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cfrg] New draft on the transition from classical to post-quantum cryptography
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On 10/05/17 19:52, Russ Housley wrote:
> Children born this year might need their healthcare records protected
> from the discovery of a quantum computer before they die.

Genomic data from any of us is liable to remain sensitive for our
grandchildren, in 100 years time. It's sensitivity may even increase
the longer one waits.

S.