Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Quantum Crypto

"Quantum mechanics is a field in which science and philosophy collide
very violently. The force of the collision sends potent particles of
wonder, bewilderment, awe and incredulity flying in all directions.

Computing is not immune to shrapnel wounds from these collisions. In
particular, cryptography is a field of computing in which quantum
mechanics looks set to make life a lot more difficult and a lot simpler
at the same time. Weird, I know, but hey, that's quantum mechanics for

Read the rest in this weeks E-Business in the enterprise column on ITWorld.

Quantum computing: A two-edged sword for security.

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