Standards and Certification workshop - 2015

Date: August 24-25, 2015
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: QNC 0101, Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, University of Waterloo

Register by August 5, 2015

The CryptoWorks21 Standards and Certification Course is a 2-day program focused on the importance of standards and certification when introducing new technologies to the marketplace and the avenues for standardization and certification of quantum-safe cryptographic technologies. It is hosted by the Institute for Quantum Computing at the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre on the University of Waterloo main campus

Students will develop an understanding of several components of these topics including:

  • Standards
  • Relevance
  • Importance for deployability
  • Competitiveness
  • Large-scale adoption
  • Compliance organizations and development


Course Outline:

  • Overview of standards
  • Case studies
  • Aligning standards to business models
  • Certification
  • Standards and certification for post-quantum cryptography
  • “The Sky Is the Limit”, Standardization Simulation Game run by United Knowledge