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2023 Cryptology News Update and Historical Vignette

Date and Time

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location

Online at Jitsi

Presenters

Bill Ricker - bill.n1vux gmail com

Summary

Bill's annual crypto and security roundup

Abstract

Bill's planned agenda:
  • Cryptology News review for last 12 months
  • Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) and its impact on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Historical Vignette - Philips PX-1000Cr - NSA and the consumer (1980s)

Attachments

  1. (wikipedia) Post-quantum cryptography
  2. Post-Quantum Cryptography Conference (Friday March 3, 2023 - Ottawa, Canada)
  3. How to Prepare Your PKI for Quantum Computing (April 28, 2022)
  4. (podcast) Root Causes 286: PKI and PQC in New White House Cybersecurity Initiative (Mar 16, 2023)

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