PyCon Israel 2023

🇮🇱 How to prepare your python code for the post-quantum era
07-04, 17:00–17:20 (Africa/Cairo), Hall 3 (2nd Floor)

New post quantum python libraries are here to replace the old ones. Simply replacing old with new may prove wrong, but there is a way to do it right.

The post-quantum era is upon us, and new cryptographic algorithms are now available. Python developers that use encryption, signatures, or other cryptographic operations in their code must update their Python code. There are already Python implementations, but they can be problematic to use as a drop-in.
In this session, We will learn about post-quantum cryptography algorithms and why we should use them.
We will also learn to combine the old and new algorithms securely, ensuring we maintain our classical assurance and certification while preparing for the quantum challenges.

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Dr. Erez Waisbard - Technology research Lead at CyberArk

Erez Waisbard received his Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Bar-Ilan University and his M.Sc. from The Weizmann Institute of Science.
He has over 25 years of industry experience in security and networks, designing and implementing systems at Lucent, Cisco, NDS and Nokia Bell Labs.
He is currently a Technology Research Lead at CyberArk and a faculty member at the Open University, Israel in the Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science.
His research interests include cryptography, security, privacy, networked systems, and algorithms.