Quantum Computing

GAO Study Stresses Need for Steady Funding of Quantum Tech

A report highlights the risks and benefits of federal investment in quantum computing and other technologies, but stresses collaboration and steady funding. 

NSA Cyber Chief Spells Out Near-Term Priorities

Ransomware is a top concern, but the agency is also looking ahead to defending networked weapons and post-quantum encryption.

DHS Issues Roadmap to Help Organizations Prepare for Quantum Computing Threat

Officials say there’s a lot agencies and other entities should be doing, even though it may be more than a decade before a quantum computer can decode current levels of encryption.

Critical Update: How Federal Agencies Can Help Avert Quantum Catastrophe

The White House is working on plans to roll out new cryptographic systems that will require epic levels of funding from Congress and coordination, both within the government and in partnership with industry. 

NIST Wants Help Assessing China’s Influence on Emerging Technology Standards

The agency wants insight into how the nation might engage in international standardization activities for artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

Energy Department to Fund Research into All Forms of Nuclear Matter

The agency has $10 million for projects that blend quantum information science with nuclear physics.

Lawmakers Consider the National Science Foundation’s Future

Federal leaders made their cases for increased funding into research and continued focus on technologies like artificial intelligence and quantum computing.

Bipartisan Bills Aim to Expand Federal Quantum Research and Grow Future Workforce

The U.S. must keep an edge in this increasingly competitive realm, according to the lawmakers who introduced the legislation.

Officials Aim to Diversify the U.S. Quantum Workforce Early On

As experts unleash efforts to attract the future workforce, they are also being deliberate about ensuring the budding field is inclusive from the start.

Program Lets Users Design Their Own Quantum Computers

This is the first time that most people will be able to “touch” quantum computing.

Biden’s Pick For Defense Policy Chief Outlines Cyber Deterrence Position

In a contentious nomination hearing, Colin Kahl called for a whole-of-government approach to technology.

Army-Built Quantum Sensor Can Detect Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Other Signals

The device can sample the complete radio spectrum—and fits into the Army’s vision for high-tech modernization.

Air Force, Korean Partners Unveil Plan to Co-Fund ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Research

The aim is to promote international collaboration and push forward new and needed technological developments.