How is the US Government addressing quantum risks?

Recognizing the potential threats quantum computing poses to cryptography and national security, the government has been actively raising awareness and developing strategies to navigate these emerging threats, ensuring the nation is prepared and safeguarded against potential quantum risks. From the National Quantum Initiative Act in December 2018 to the National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan in July 2023, and through various executive orders and memorandums, the government is not only raising awareness among the public and private sectors but also actively taking steps to ensure that the US is adequately prepared to navigate the challenges posed by quantum advancements. This commitment is evident through a notable increase in relevant publications and initiatives from 2018 to 2023, highlighting a strategic and escalating focus on quantum security.

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