How Quantum Computers Can Impact Security

If you’ve been following technology trends over the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard of the term “quantum computing,” which many call the next frontier for computing technologies. The promise of a computer that, on paper, has the potential to surpass the capabilities of even today’s fastest supercomputers has many players in the tech industry excited, leading to many new startups focusing their efforts on the quantum computing field.

But how feasible is quantum computing in its current state? How much of it is hype rather than reality? And what does the development of quantum technology mean for the security industry? To answer these questions, let’s step back a bit and take a brief look at what a quantum computer is all about.

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Source: Trend Micro