Inside Quantum Technology: Harvest Now, Decrypt Later
John P. Mello Jr. / Inside Quantum Technology / 23 November 2022
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Organizations are getting increasingly concerned about their encrypted data being stolen today with an eye toward decrypting in the future. The concern has led some organizations, such as those that work on military or intelligence matters to embark upon a massive effort–re-keying and re-encrypting all existing documents over 20 years old – but this is not necessary if you’re only doing so for personal use cases like business transactions where there’s no urgency behind pushing out newer software updates faster than ever before.