September 17-20, 2024 | DoubleTree by Hilton, San Jose, California

Sarah McCarthy

Cryptographic Strategist, evolutionQ

Sarah McCarthy

Cryptographic Strategist, evolutionQ
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Biography

Sarah McCarthy is a quantum-secure cryptography specialist with a focus on practical solutions for current and future communications networks.

She has earned widespread recognition for her expertise in global QKD networking, advanced lattice-based primitives, and vehicle-to-vehicle communications. Recently, she was named as one of the Top 50 Women in Quantum by The Quantum Insider.

Sarah earned her PhD from Queen’s University Belfast and then completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for Quantum Computing, part of University of Waterloo, where she remains an affiliate.

As cryptographic strategist at evolutionQ, she drives the development of quantum-safe network solutions and raises awareness about the importance of preparing for the quantum computing era. Her clear and responsive presentation style make her a popular speaker at events worldwide, including DEFCON, the International Cryptographic Module Conference and Inside Quantum Technology in The Hague.

 

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