OPINION: Planes, Guns and Crypto: As Quantum Computing Creeps Closer, We’re Fighting the Wrong Battle on Encryption
By: Jeremy Grant
In the early days of World War I, planes were initially used only for reconnaissance. Enemy pilots flying past each other in 1914 often waved to each other, or if feeling salty or pugnacious, would shake their fists at one another. Of course, it didn’t take long before one pilot had the bright idea to fire his revolver at another, and within a year, the first fighter planes and bombers were born – incontrovertibly changing the course of warfare for the next century..