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Preparing Secrets for a Post-Quantum World--National Security Memorandum 10 [May 9, 2022]   [open pdf - 815KB]

From the Document: "On May 4, 2022, President Biden signed National Security Memorandum 10 (NSM 10 [hyperlink]) on 'Promoting United States Leadership in Quantum Computing While Mitigating Risks to Vulnerable Cryptographic Systems.' Along with an accompanying Executive Order [hyperlink] (EO), the memorandum seeks to promote U.S. leadership in quantum information science [hyperlink] (QIS). NSM 10 also addresses potential threats that quantum computers may pose to encrypted data and systems. This Insight discusses the cybersecurity risks posed by quantum computing, details about the memorandum, and potential issues for Congress."

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CRS Insight, IN11921
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2022-05-09
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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