Quantum Computing: What Lawyers Need to Know About the Use Cases and Risks Posed by the Emerging Technology

Webinaire | September.20.2022 | 1pm - 2pm (Central Standard Time)

Online Webinar

Please join Shannon Yavorsky, the global chair of Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation Group, and Ryan McKenney for a Practising Law Institute (PLI) webinar on quantum computing. Their panel will discuss developments in quantum computing and what lawyers need to know, including:

  • Quantum computing background and use cases;
  • Why quantum computing is a threat to cybersecurity;
  • What legal consequences flow from the cybersecurity threat;
  • Laws and regulations that could apply to quantum computing;
  • Understanding post-quantum cryptography and quantum-enhanced cybersecurity;
  • NIST’s work on post-quantum cryptography standards (5 minutes); and
  • Seeing quantum as a sword and shield: promoting cryptographic agility to mitigate the risk while investing in innovation.

Who Should Attend: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, compliance, other allied professionals working in the pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, and finance industries interested in current developments related to quantum computing.

CLE Credits Available: Y