Why tomorrow’s quantum computing is a cybersecurity problem for today
Oct 27, 2020
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- Tuesday, 27th October, 2020
Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV
Steve Grobman, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McAfee
While quantum computing promises to drive future breakthroughs and innovation in science and technology, McAfee CTO Steve Grobman argues that it also poses a potential threat to foundational cybersecurity technologies. To safeguard the future, government and corporate leaders must begin working today to mitigate implied imminent risks to corporate and national security before Quantum becomes a reality.
This session is part of the ETSI-IQC Quantum Safe Cryptography Virtual Executive Conference, 27-28 October, 2020:
Day 1: Tuesday, 27th October
- Welcome: Quantum safe by ETSI
- Presentation: Introduction to quantum safe cryptography for business and policy leaders
- Presentation: Quantum technology and its impact on cryptography
- Presentation: Why tomorrow’s quantum computing is a cybersecurity problem for today
- Panel: Quantum readiness and resilience of the digital economy
- Live Q&A
Day 2: Wednesday, 28th October
- Panel: Public sector perspective on quantum safe cryptography
- Panel: Challenges of moving to quantum safe technologies
- Live Q&A Session
Director of Content, TelecomTV
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McAfee
Steve Grobman is senior vice president and chief technology officer at McAfee. In this role, he sets the technical strategy and direction to create technologies that protect smart, connected computing devices and infrastructure worldwide. Steve leads McAfee’s development of next generation cyber-defense and data science technologies, threat and vulnerability research, and internal CISO and IT organizations.
Prior to McAfee, he dedicated more than two decades to senior technical leadership positions related to cybersecurity at Intel Corporation where he was an Intel Fellow.
He has written numerous technical papers and books and holds 30 U.S. patents. He earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from North Carolina State University.
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