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ID Quantique & China Quantum Technologies (QTEC) Announce Joint-Venture

QTEC and IDQ Partnership brings futuristic quantum encryption tools to burgeoning Chinese market and speaks to growing demand for quantum security technology. GENEVA – December, 2016. ID Quantique SA (IDQ), the world leader in quantum-safe crypto solutions, announced a partnership with China Quantum Technologies

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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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IDQ opens UK office to support UK Quantum Technologies Programme

IDQ announces a prestigious collaboration with the UK Quantum Communications Hub partnership – including BT and the Universities of York, Cambridge and Bristol – in the development of quantum communications for real world application. GENEVA — November, 2016. ID Quantique SA (IDQ), the world

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SK Telecom makes strategic investment in IDQ

ID Quantique SA (IDQ) today announced that it has raised $4 million from strategic investors, including from the South Korean telecom giant SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM).  The investment will strengthen ID Quantique’s position as the world leader in quantum cryptography and quantum random number generation.

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Photon Counting News January 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Photon Counting News; brought to you by IDQ.  We are pleased to announce the launch of the new ID280 Cryocooling System. This Swiss-made device is a real asset. Designed to work with our superconducting nanowire detectors, it offers

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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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QuEST: Quantum Era Security Times January 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of the Quantum Era Security Times; brought to you by IDQ, the world leader in quantum-safe cryptography solutions.  In the first edition of this year, we look back on some of the largest data breaches of 2016 and the

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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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2016: Year of the Political Hack

The 2016 technology news headlines have been dominated by data breach notifications which is no exception; however, the nature of the attacks have been more disturbing.

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Photon Counting News December 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of Photon Counting News; brought to you by IDQ.  With global interest in quantum technologies growing, we are delighted to announce a new partnership with China Quantum Technologies (QTEC) to bring our quantum encryption products to the Chinese market.

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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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QuEST: Quantum Era Security Times December 2016

As the last issue for this year, we look at a number of events we will be attending in 2017, we announce a new partnership with China Quantum Technologies (QTEC) and we congratulate our co-founder who was awarded the 2016 Heinrich-Greinacher Prize.

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ICE Totally Gaming UK, 7 – 9 February 2017

ExCel, London, United Kingdom, 7th-9th February 2017 ICE is the annual launch pad for gaming innovation, with literally hundreds of new product launches over the three days. Such stuff as dreams are made of. Come and meet with us, we will be attending this event!

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