Quantum Computing and Post-Quantum Cryptography: Safeguarding Digital Infrastructure in the Quantum Era

Course Content

Cryptography Fundamentals

  • Introduction to classical cryptography, including symmetric key encryption, asymmetric key encryption, and hash functions.
  • Discussion of the importance of cryptographic protocols for secure communication and data protection.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Quantum Computing

Chapter 2: Quantum Computing Threats to Digital Infrastructure

Chapter 3: Quantum-Proof Cryptography

Chapter 4: Post-Quantum Cryptographic Algorithms

Chapter 5: NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Competition

Chapter 6: Implementing NIST-Selected Algorithms

Chapter 7: Transitioning to Quantum-Resistant Solutions

Chapter 8. Implementing Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

Chapter 9. Future Perspectives and Implications