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For Digital Signatures, It’s Lattice or Picnics?

And then there were three: CRYSTALS Dilithium, Falcon and Rainbow — well two, because Rainbow has been cracked. These are the finalists for the NIST standard for Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) of digital signatures. Basically, they will replace RSA and ECC in an era of quantum computers, and provide the core of trust on the Internet. Dilithium and Falcon are lattice methods, and Rainbow uses multivariate…

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Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.