Quantum apocalypse and how to survive it

Join us for another exciting event on quantum computing! Dive deeper into this cutting-edge technology, learn about the much-anticipated Q-day, and discover strategies for navigating its challenges.

May 10, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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About this event

Imagine the moment of the total cybersecurity collapse: when all secrets, from your social media messages, through your bank account, to the government and military secrets, are exposed. This moment, named the 'quantum apocalypse', or the Q-day, refers to the point in time when quantum computers become powerful enough to break current cryptography. The Y2Q, or 'years to quantum', countdown timer is set for 'World Quantum Day' on April 14, 2030, but the Q-day might arrive sooner than expected.

After briefly exploring vulnerabilities of current cryptosystems to quantum computer attacks, and so-called post-quantum cryptography, the talk focuses on the ultimate quantum apocalypse survival tool: quantum cryptography. While quantum computers pose a threat to our digital civilization, they also provide a simple and elegant solution to theoretically absolute security.

⚛️ See you on Friday, 10 May 2024 at 12:00 PM BST for this unique opportunity to expand your knowledge in this field! 

Speaker

  • Aleksandar Radovanović

    Quantum Computer Institute Cape Town

    Founder

Facilitator

  • Jana Dragović

    University of London

    Student

Partners

Quantum Computing Institute, Cape Town logo

Quantum Computing Institute, Cape Town

Quantastica logo

Quantastica

Quantum Serbia logo

Quantum Serbia

Organizers

  • Jana Dragovic

    GDSC Lead

  • Cynthia Tang

    Team Advisor

  • Kayleigh Kivits

    HR Lead

  • Matheus Colombo

    IT Lead

  • Francis Kim

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Mostafa Higazy

    Tech Instructor

  • Ophelia Lavey

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Lentin Varghese

    Akamai Technologies

    Tech Instructor

  • Hamza Saeed

    Tech Instructor

  • Injila J.

    Social Media Manager

  • Ahmad-Tijani Bashorun

    Product & Web Design Lead

  • Maryam Shahzad

    HR Assistant

  • Danica Rachel Lim

    Graphics Designer

  • Rita Remoaldo

    HR Lead

  • Daria Nazarkina

    HR Lead

  • Chayanon Kitkana

    IT Lead

  • Moumita Mou

    HR Lead

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