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South Korea legislates for QKD

South Korea Legislates for QKD

In a recent announcement, representative Lee Eun-Kwon of the ruling party presented a proposal detailing the new Act on the promotion of Quantum Information and Communication Technology Development and Industrialisation.

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Quantum Risk Assessment: The evolutionQ methodology

The ninth Winter School on Quantum Cybersecurity took place in January 2017. Amongst the many outstanding presentations was a session presented by Prof. Michele Mosca from the Institute of Quantum Computing in Waterloo (Canada) and evolutionQ Inc.

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ID Quantique Set to Expand to the USA

ID Quantique’s Photon Counting division now has a presence in the US with the hiring of our Regional Manager, Mr. Rik Van Gorsel Ph.D, based in Boston. Rik is trained as a physiologist, with a wealth of experience in physics and a long-standing background in

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Hugo Zbinden awarded 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher Prize

Bern – November 30th 2016 Prof. Hugo Zbinden, co-founder of ID Quantique, has been awarded the 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher prize from the Physical Institute of the University of Bern. The award was granted in recognition of his ground-breaking work in the fields of quantum optics

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IDQ Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation

November 2016 saw ID Quantique celebrate its 15th anniversary. Over the last 15 years we have realized several world firsts in quantum technology innovation, notably: In 2004, we brought the first commercial quantum key distribution QKD system to market In 2007, this system was deployed

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European Commission

IDQ appointed to Quantum Steering Committee

Earlier this year, the European Commission announced their plan to launch a €1 billion flagship initiative on quantum technology. The aim of which is to put Europe at the forefront of the second quantum revolution, bringing transformative advances to science, industry and society. We are delighted

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ETSI workshop on Quantum Safe Crypto

The fourth workshop on Quantum-Safe Cryptography was held from September 19th - 21st in Toronto. It was organised by ETSI (European Telecommunication Standardisation Institute) and the IQC (Institute for Quantum Computing). Here, Bruno Huttner provides an overview of the key talking points.

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DC Presentation Cover

Are you sure your SSL sessions are secure?

You’re convinced your SSL sessions are secure, aren't you? Well, perhaps you shouldn’t be. At the recent DIGS DC event, IDQ gave a keynote presentation outlining the inherent vulnerabilities associated with SSL applications based on a poor source of entropy.

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IDQ Shortlisted for Innovation Radar Prize

IDQ are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in the Excellent Science category for our work on the development of single photon detection techniques, optimized to work with quantum memories, as a part of the EU project SIQS.

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EU flags, European Parliament, Strasbourg

EU adopts General Data Protection Regulation

A little over four years in the making, on April 14th the EU Parliament finally adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR will have wide ranging implications for every organisation within the EU.

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