WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, September 19, 2016) — The Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo set a world record for creating a Canadian flag measuring about one one-hundredth the width of a human hair.
Challenges to protecting information and systems from the massive processing power of quantum computers will be the focus of a workshop that the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing will co-host in Toronto next week.
The technology industry is now facing a Y2Q — years to quantum — challenge. The current deadline is estimated to be 10 years. All security dependent on existing standards is vulnerable.