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As quantum systems continue to advance, agencies must take appropriate countermeasures to protect sensitive data against cyber threats with cutting-edge encryption methods. To reduce current and future exposure to risk, the Public Sector requires organizations to safeguard high-value assets by implementing a comprehensive quantum-readiness strategy in preparation for the transition to post-quantum cryptography (PQC).


Carahsoft, The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supports Federal, State and Local agencies, as well as Healthcare organizations and Education institutions as they migrate to quantum-proof encryption algorithms. With an extensive portfolio of quantum solution providers, Carahsoft can help your agency identify and acquire the best-in-class software and services to achieve compliance with the Government's post-quantum cryptography initiative.

Quantum Timeline for U.S. Government

Preparing for Post-Quantum Cryptography


As cryptanalytically relevant quantum computer (CRQC) capabilities become a risk to Public Sector infrastructures, seamlessly facilitating the adoption of quantum-resistant cryptographic technology is more imperative than ever. Protect your organization against cyber and quantum attacks by integrating quantum-safe encryption within existing network infrastructures to harden traditional VPN communication and implement symmetric, pre-shared keys for post-quantum cryptography.

NIST's Quantum-Resistant Encryption Standards


NIST divides encryption protocols into two main functions: general encryption, which safeguards data transmitted over public networks, and digital signatures, used for verifying identities in digital transactions. NIST has approved four Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) algorithms to establish robust security measures for various digital applications. Among them, CRYSTALS-Kyber's general encryption algorithm is notable due to its efficient key exchange and operational speed. For digital signatures, NIST selected CRYSTALS-Dilithium as the primary choice, with FALCON offering shorter signatures and SPHINCS+ serving as a unique backup option due to its distinct mathematical approach.

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Carahsoft’s Secure Quantum Solutions for the Public Sector

Carahsoft helps Government agencies accelerate mission-critical applications and security to stay ahead of the curve in this rapidly evolving field. Explore Carahsoft's all-encompassing portfolio of innovative quantum computing solutions to learn how the Public Sector can leverage concurrent processing to:

  • Protect classified data
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Enhance computing capabilities

Elevate Your Agency's Problem-Solving Abilities with Innovative Quantum Computing and Encryption Solutions!

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All Quantum Computing Vendors

Carahsoft's quantum computing solutions portfolio streamlines mission-critical workflows by performing advanced simulations and computations at an unprecedented scale and velocity. Choose a technology vendor below to explore its Quantum Computing solutions and services.

Quantum Encryption


Quantum Encryption


Guard your organization's sensitive data with post-quantum cryptography, the next frontier in data encryption and Zero Trust cybersecurity methodologies. By harnessing the power of quantum key distribution and random number generators, quantum encryption offers unparalleled security, ensuring your confidential information remains safe from the most sophisticated cyber and quantum threats. Proactively defend your digital assets with cutting-edge post-quantum encryption technology.


Quantum Computing Resources

Read this SandboxAQ whitepaper providing an overview of core capabilities and how they’re different. Public sector core capabilities include: AI + Quantum, Quantum Sensing, Post-Quantum Cryptography and AI Simulation.


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Latest Quantum Computing News 

Carahsoft May 10, 2023

Qrypt, a quantum-secure cybersecurity service, today announced a partnership with ˹., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®.