Why tomorrow’s quantum computing is a cybersecurity problem for today

Guy Daniels
By Guy Daniels

Oct 27, 2020

Published on:
Tuesday, 27th October, 2020
Featuring:
Guy Daniels, Director of Content, TelecomTV
Steve Grobman, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McAfee

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Summary

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.

Moderator

Guy Daniels

Director of Content, TelecomTV

Speaker

Steve Grobman

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, McAfee

Biography 

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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