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The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft project description for examining the challenges of maintaining computer encryption in a future in which advances in quantum computing have rendered current encryption standards trivial.

"The advent of quantum computing technology will compromise many of the current cryptographic algorithms, especially public-key cryptography, which is widely used to protect digital information," the document states.

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