Standards and Certification workshop - 2017

Date: July 10-11, 2017
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: July 10, QNC 0101, July 11, QNC 1201, Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, University of Waterloo

Please contact Chin Lee to register. The registration deadline is June 6, 2017.

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


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