How the NSA is getting ready for the quantum codebreaking revolution. The evolution of quantum computing — and its malicious cousin, quantum codebreaking — will pose significant data security question to virtually every organization and individual that uses a computer today. Governing and standards bodies are racing to develop and vet new forms of encryption that they believe can withstand the threat posed by quantum code breaking, while vendors have already moved quickly — perhaps too quickly — to offer and sell new, largely unvetted “quan tum resistant” encryption products to industry.