Challenges of moving to quantum safe technologies

Guy Daniels
By Guy Daniels

Oct 28, 2020

Published at:
16:00 (UTC) Wednesday, 28th October, 2020
Featuring:
Jaya Baloo, CISO, Avast Software
Matt Campagna, Senior Principal Engineer & Cryptographer, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Panos Kampanakis, Product Manager, Cisco Systems
Brian LaMacchia, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft
Moderated by Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV

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Summary

Quantum safe cryptographic algorithms have different bandwidth and computing requirements than the traditional cryptographic methods they will augment. These will impact the performance or reliability of the communication systems we rely on today. When should we start this migration and how can we avoid negative performance and reliability resulting from this migration?

Moderator

Guy Daniels

Director of Content, TelecomTV

Speakers

Jaya Baloo

Vice-Chair, Strategic Advisory Board, Quantum Flagship & Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Avast Software

Biography 

Jaya Baloo, is one of the '50 most inspiring women in Tech' in the Netherlands has worked in Cybersecurity for over 20 years is also one of the top 100 Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) in the world. She was the CISO of KPN for 7 years and serves as their Quantum Ambassador. Since October 2019 she is the CISO at AVAST, the largest Anti-Virus company in the world. She is also the Vice-Chair of the EU Quantum Flagship which is a billion euro R&D program for quantum technologies.

Matthew Campagna

Senior Principal Engineer, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Biography 

Matthew Campagna is a Sr. Principal Engineer & Cryptographer for Amazon Web Services Inc.’s. He manages a team of cryptographers and software developers that oversee the design and analysis of cryptographic solutions across AWS. He is a member of the ETSI Security Algorithms Group Experts (SAGE), and vice chair of ETSI TC CYBER’s Quantum Safe Cryptography group. Previously he managed Certicom/BlackBerry’s Cryptography Research Group focused on the development of intellectual property and standardization for elliptic curve cryptography.

Panos Kampanakis

Product Manager, Cisco Systems

Biography 

Panos Kampanakis has extensive experience on cyber security, applied cryptography, security automation and vulnerability management. In his professional career, he has trained and presented on various security topics at technical events for numerous years. He has co-authored Cisco Press books, papers, standards and research publications. He has participated in various security standards bodies to provide common interoperable protocols and languages for security information sharing, cryptography and PKI. At Cisco he leads or participates in various efforts defining next generation security features deployed in products and offers.

Brian LaMacchia

Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft

Biography 

Brian LaMacchia is a Microsoft Corporation Distinguished Engineer and heads the Security and Cryptography team within Microsoft Research (MSR). His team’s main project at present is the development of quantum-resistant public-key cryptographic algorithms and protocols. Brian is also a founding member of the Microsoft Cryptography Review Board and consults on security and cryptography architectures, protocols and implementations across the company. Before moving into MSR in 2009, Brian was the Architect for cryptography in Windows Security, Development Lead for .NET Framework Security and Program Manager for core cryptography in Windows 2000. Prior to joining Microsoft, Brian was a member of the Public Policy Research Group at AT&T Labs—Research.

In addition to his responsibilities at Microsoft, Brian is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University-Bloomington and an Affiliate Faculty member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Brian also currently serves as Treasurer of the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) and as a Vice President of the Board of Directors of Seattle Opera. Brian received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 1990, 1991, and 1996, respectively.

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