quantum computing

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering costs and creating jobs in the Hudson Valley, at IBM in Poughkeepsie, New York, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images).

Biden signs quantum computing cybersecurity bill into law

The legislation will require the Office of Management and Budget to prioritize federal agencies’ acquisition of and migration to IT systems with post-quantum cryptography.
WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 28: U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as he gives remarks on providing additional support to Ukraine’s war efforts against Russia from the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 28, 2022 in Washington, DC. Alongside a new supplemental aid request to the U.S. Congress, President Biden proposed turning assets from Russian oligarchs seized through sanctions into funding to rebuild Ukraine. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

WH announces new members of National Quantum Advisory Committee

The committee was first established by executive order in August 2019 and subsequently enhanced by another executive order in May 2022.
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 08: Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) speaks on his phone as he walks through the Senate Subway during a vote in the U.S. Capitol on September 08, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images).

Quantum cybersecurity legislation passes Senate

The legislation is co-sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H.
WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 30: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the federal government’s response to Hurricane Ian in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on September 30, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House gives federal agencies May 2023 deadline to provide list of quantum-vulnerable cryptographic systems

Under new guidance, government departments will have to provide an annual inventory of algorithms that could be cracked by quantum computers.