Best practices for avoiding quantum doomsday
Skip Sanzeri / Federal News Network / 21 December 2022
Today, we live in an ever-increasing digital world and our digital footprints, or the amount of data we leave behind mimicking our human behaviors, choices and thoughts, are becoming so close to our actual physical experience that there may as well be two of us walking the earth. While it does not seem that at this moment people can hack our brains, our digital selves are exposed to hackers. With this increased digital shadow — think meta-verse — we open our preferences, location, personal data and finances to digital hackers who will access this data for harm. To make this worse, when quantum computers gain enough power to crack our current encryption, our digital footprints, banking information and national secrets will be laid bare.