Re: [Secdispatch] Problem statement for post-quantum multi-algorithm PKI

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Sat, 14 September 2019 02:19 UTC

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    > One might think we have plenty of time, given that Real Quantum
    > Computers are, more than likely, more than 10 years away, and even once
    > you have one, you cannot use your Quantum Computer to break the
    > authentication of recorded conversations.

No, we really don't have plenty of time.
Some suggest that it is actually already rather *late*

Long-lived devices (such as automobiles) are being designed today, for
production in mid-2020s, and many will be on the road until 2040.

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