data encryption

D-Wave Quantum Computers

In a related post we wrote that the NSA is trying to build a quantum computer, so they can decrypt data more quickly.  Currently the time required to decrypt data makes it impractical do to so. For example,… Read More

How Secure is your Encryption?

Recently The Washington Post and others – reported that the NSA is working to build a quantum computer so powerful that it could, according to the newspaper, “… break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical,… Read More

Encrypting Data in Transit

The headlines this week are that Microsoft has joined Google and Yahoo in plans to encrypt data over their internal networks. Edward Snowden revealed that the US National Security Agency (NSA) tapped data traveling in clear text from… Read More