Marin’s Q-Day Prediction Countdown:

Here is my personal Q-Day prediction. For an understanding of the factors I am considering and recent events that are influencing this prediction, please see Marin’s Q-Day Prediction page.

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    Marin Ivezic

    Marin IvezicFor over three decades, I have committed my professional life to protecting individuals, critical infrastructure, businesses, and the environment from the physical harm caused by cyber-kinetic threats. My work involves a comprehensive integration of cybersecurity, cyber-physical systems security, operational resilience, and functional safety strategies to address these risks effectively. From that perspective I’ve been recently interested in quantum computing and its implications to cybersecurity. More about me.