Action and regulatory changes are being mandated on a national and supranational level to counter Harvest Now, Decrypt Later attacks.
In the US, the White House announced two directives aimed at accelerating the quantum-proofing of IT infrastructure in federal agencies. This was closely followed by a commitment being made by G7 nations to ensure greater cooperation on the deployment of quantum-resistant cryptography.
This follows a watershed decision by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which made its first recommendations on which algorithms will soon protect the world's digital economy.
Regulators, governments and standard-setters are beginning to take notice.