Quantum computing event explores the implications for business


30-08-2017

Quantum computing will break the cryptographic tools and standards that currently protect us from cyber threats. This applies to commerce, industry and government alike, and is such that all need to take action now.

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A free, one-day 'Executive Track' on the issue - part of an international workshop on quantum-safe cryptography - takes place on Wednesday 13 September at the Westminster Conference Centre, London. It focuses on the implications for businesses and highlights developments underway to address them.  

Government cyber-security agencies (UK, US, Canada)  and experts from universities and industry (including Amazon, BT, Cisco and Microsoft) will present and discuss the issues and potential solutions to this fundamental technological development that threatens catastrophic damage to Government, industry and commerce alike.

Find out more and book your place at this free event here

The Executive Track on 13 September is designed for business leaders and will outline the state of the quantum threat and its mitigation for a C-level audience including CEOs, CTOs and CISOs.

Attendees will learn how quantum computers are poised to disrupt the current security landscape, how government and industry organisations are approaching this threat, and the emerging solutions to help organisations protect their cyber systems and assets, now and into the future of quantum computing.

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