CNSS Issues Memo on Shift to Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

Cari Machet carimachet at
Mon Aug 17 15:46:49 PDT 2015

i love you john

the other main issue about putting out fires instead of building shit is
that they plan (most probably) 100 years out

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 7:53 PM, John Young <jya at> wrote:

> CNSS Advisory Memo on Use of Public Standards for Secure Sharing of
> Information Among NatSec Systems 08/11/15
> <>
> This Advisory expands on the guidance contained in CNSS Policy No. 15, *National
> Information Assurance Policy on the Use of Public Standards for the Secure
> Sharing of Information Among National Security Systems *(Reference a).
> Based on analysis of the effect of quantum computing on Information
> Assurance (IA) and IA-enabled Information Technology (IT) products, the
> policy’s set of authorized algorithms is expanded to provide vendors and IT
> users more near-term flexibility in meeting their IA interoperability
> requirements. The purpose behind this additional flexibility is to avoid
> vendors and customers making two major transitions in a relatively short
> timeframe, as we anticipate a need to shift to quantum-resistant
> cryptography in the near future.

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