In July, NIST announced the first batch of standardized PQC algorithms which included four different algorithms. Despite commercial products will not be hearing from NIST regarding PQC standards for use until 2024, NISA and CISA both strongly recommend businesses and organizations to prepare for the future. CISA provided guidelines that include organizing and inventorying the business applications that use public key cryptography, creating a roadmap and policies for transitioning to new cryptographic standards, as well as alerting and providing applicable training to prep for the future.
In October of this year, WiSECURE’s received the Authenticator Certification Level 2 (L2) status for its AuthTron™ FIDO2 Security Key. This is the world’s first FIDO2 L2 security key with the exclusive Touch Pattern patent, providing a strong reliable solution for password-less authentication for finance and banking industries as well as government entities.