Crown Sterling's presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts.

Enlarge / Crown Sterling's presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts. (credit: Crown Sterling)

Robert Grant is a reluctant cryptographer.

"The last thing I would've wanted to do is start another company," Grant, the CEO and founder of Crown Sterling, told Ars. "It's like my wife asking me if we can have another child... I have two. And I am not looking forward to another child."

But he and a collaborator believed that they had made a profound discovery, one that would fundamentally shake the core of modern encryption. "We thought, well, just out of a sense of responsibility, we should start a non-factor-based encryption technology," Grant said. "And that's what we did with Time AI."

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