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Is everything you thought you'd done right for security about to be at risk?

It may still be early days for quantum computing, but there has been significant progress recently. But what does that mean for today’s 'unbreakable' encrypted data?

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How close are we to breaking encryption with quantum computing?

Not as close as you might fear, but quantum encryption cracking is on its way. So, it's time to start getting ready for it.

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Has the quantum crypto break already happened?

Better quantum algorithms and a strange silence since last year from quantum computing researchers suggest that we are closer to breaking traditional encryption than most people believe.

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