[cryptography] CNSS Issues Memo on Shift to Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

ianG iang at iang.org
Tue Aug 18 10:56:04 EDT 2015


John,
that document blocked due to session variable or something.  Is there an 
open copy?

On 17/08/2015 17:53 pm, John Young wrote:
> CNSS Advisory Memo on Use of Public Standards for Secure Sharing of
> Information Among NatSec Systems 08/11/15
>
> https://www.cnss.gov/CNSS/openDoc.cfm?DLuhIVBMUGJh7R8iXAWwIQ==
> <https://t.co/O2h82B5ZGE>
>
> This Advisory expands on the guidance contained in CNSS Policy No. 15,
> /National Information Assurance Policy on the Use of Public Standards
> for the Secure Sharing of Information Among National Security Systems
> /(Reference a). Based on analysis of the effect of quantum computing on
> Information Assurance (IA) and IA-enabled Information Technology (IT)
> products, the policy’s set of authorized algorithms is expanded to
> provide vendors and IT users more near-term flexibility in meeting their
> IA interoperability requirements. The purpose behind this additional
> flexibility is to avoid vendors and customers making two major
> transitions in a relatively short timeframe, as we anticipate a need to
> shift to quantum-resistant cryptography in the near future.


iang



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