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US Post-Quantum Competition: 69 Algorithms Enter the Race

US standardization authority NIST has published a list of the algorithms that participate in the Post-Quantum Competition. No fewer than 69 crypto systems enter the race – more than ever before in a crypto algorithm contest. NIST now faces the difficult task of selecting an algorithm (or several, if need be) that will be declared the new US standard – in an evaluation process lasting several years. It is expected that many state authorities, companies and standardisation bodies worldwide will join this selection. cryptovision is looking forward to an exciting contest.

NIST website with algorithm list: https://csrc.nist.gov/Projects/Post-Quantum-Cryptography/Round-1-Submissions

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