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White House gives federal agencies May 2023 deadline to provide list of quantum-vulnerable cryptographic systems

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Under new guidance, government departments will have to provide an annual inventory of algorithms that could be cracked by quantum computers.

Policy adviser says workforce gains from federal quantum center efforts still a year or more away


Corey Stambaugh says new staff are still being trained using initial federal funds earmarked for hiring.

Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act to spur US-made national security technologies


The new law provides roughly $52.7 billion to help drive semiconductor research and innovation.

Pentagon confronting many unknowns in driving quantum breakthroughs


DOD's leading quantum-focused official said he's open to all ideas — even bad ones — regarding how to proceed with the ultramodern technology.

Booz Allen launches venture capital fund to invest in ‘disruptive technology’ for federal agencies


Booz Allen Ventures will initially deploy $100M to support startups in the areas of defense, AI/ML, cybersecurity and deep technology.

Security experts urge agencies to test post-quantum cryptography algorithms now


The advice comes ahead of NIST's expected publication of approved algorithms.