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Our Approach to OSINT and PAI

People often ask us for advice on the best way to “approach” OSINT or PAI (Publicly Available Information) research and why our Technical Operations Group (TOG) research training is so effective.

Read more 4/26/22 Blogs
2021 Internship Roundup

This week is the final week of our Summer Internship Program! We have enjoyed having our interns join us, in person and remotely, for the summer with their enthusiasm and new ideas.

Read more 8/06/21 Blogs
The Impact of Working in National Security (A letter from a BlackHorse team member)

Read a letter from “Bill at BlackHorse”, one of our current employees. He talks about his career, time at the company, and perspective on college graduates entering the field.

Read more 4/13/21 Blogs
Secure and Verified: Post-Quantum Cryptography with F*

Cryptographic software is in a league of its own when it comes to the level of confidence needed. The algorithms involved are relatively well-specified and follow strict coding guidelines.

Read more 3/12/21 Blogs
Building Confidence in Quantum-Resistant Algorithms: How much analysis is needed?

The CSA Quantum-Safe Security Working Group has produced a new white paper, “Confidence in Post Quantum Algorithms.”

Read more 02/25/21 Papers
Much Is At Stake as the Quantum Threat Emerges

Last week BlackHorse CEO, Mike Kushin, gave a sobering presentation on the “Unique Challenges for Adopting PQC in the National Security Realm” at the 8th International Cryptographic Module Conference (ICMC20).

Read more October 2020 Blogs
Is Quantum Computing the Next Big Security Risk?

There is widespread agreement that quantum computers will rock current security protocols that protect global financial markets and the inner workings of government.

Read more 12/03/19 Other
Google’s Potential Claim to the Throne of Quantum Supremacy: What Does it Mean for Cybersecurity?

Researchers claimed supremacy in quantum computing by successfully running a series of ground-breaking experiments.

Read more 11/06/19 Blogs
Identifying Research Challenges in Post-Quantum Cryptography Migration & Cryptographic Agility

A report from the Computing Community Consortium's 01/31/19 - 02/01/19 workshop in DC to discuss research challenges associated with PQC migration.

Read more 09/16/19 Reports
Will Hybrid Cryptography Protect Us from the Quantum Threat?

The CSA Quantum-Safe Security Working Group has produced a new whitepaper on hybrid cryptography.

Read more 06/17/19 Papers