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Learning How to Protect Our Innovations Through the Cryptoworks21 Intellectual Property (IP) Lecture Series

As researchers at Waterloo, we spend much of our time conducting ground-breaking research, then publishing our results openly so that ...

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What is cryptography?

Cryptography is about keeping data and communications secure. People around the world depend on cryptography to keep their data and communication secure and reliable. Information security lets us communicate, work, play, and make purchases online with confidence.

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What are we working on?

Quantum technologies are revolutionizing our world, simultaneously posing new challenges and providing new tools for the future of information security. Quantum-safe cryptography harnesses these tools to maintain secure communications and reliable access in a quantum world.

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