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Quantum computing is an inevitable threat to public key cryptography and all that it protects: secure web browsing, financial transactions, health records, and more.

Learn what you need to do to protect your data and applications in the quantum age.

Counting on Quantum Computers

The pace at which quantum computers are developing and expert predictions make it clear that threats from quantum computers are quickly approaching.

2X

IBM has doubled the number of stable qubits used by its quantum computer processor in the past few years – from a 27-qubit processor in 2019 to 65-qubits in 2020 to a 127-qubit processor unveiled in November 2021.

Source: https://newsroom.ibm.com/2021-11-16-IBM-Unveils-Breakthrough-127-Qubit-Quantum-Processor

1.2 Years

Scientists in China announced that their 56-qubit quantum computer took 1.2 hours to complete a task that would take 8 years for the world's most powerful supercomputer to accomplish.

Source: https://spectrum.ieee.org/quantum-computing-china

2027

Experts surveyed by the Global Risk Institute predicted that something related to quantum computing will compromise security between 2027 –2033.

Source: https://globalriskinstitute.org/publications/quantum-threat-timeline/

5-10 years

In 2020, Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, predicted “In a 5-10-year time frame, quantum computing will break encryption as we know it today."

Source: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/01/this-is-how-quantum-computing-will-change-our-lives-8a0d33657f/

2,000-5,000

McKinsey and Co. predicts that there will be 2,000-5,000 operational quantum computers by 2030.

Source: https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/a-game-plan-for-quantum-computing

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