Real World Crypto 2021 - Session 6: Invited TalkRWC2021 · Real World Crypto
NIST’s PQ crypto contest is now at round 3, down to 15 candidates (69 entered round 1). At the end of round 3, finalists should be ready for standardisation and fit most use-cases. A second track of ‘runners-up’ candidates should have potential for standardisation.
So, 15 -> 7 finalists and 8 Alternates:
- finalists: Kyber, NTRU, SABER, Classic McEliece, Dilithium, Falcon, Rainbow
- alternates: NTRUprime, FrodoKEM, BIKE, HQC, SIKE, Sphincs+, Picnic, GeMMS
There’s a mix of lattice-based, code-based, isogency-based approaches
Draft standards ready for public comment 2022-2023; final standard by 2024
What can orgs do now?
- perform a quantum risk assessment for your organization