A new consensus study report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provides a wide-ranging review of the quantum computing field and the impact of the technology on cryptography.
‘Quantum internet: A vision for the road ahead’ sets out a roadmap for quantum internet development that sees the technology passing through six unique phases and names Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) as an indispensable technology as part of its build.
Christiane Peters, a security architect for Benelux at IBM, warns that organisations must act quickly in carrying out post-quantum risk assessments and invest in post-quantum data protection at the right time.
As part of the broader EU Future and Emerging Technologies program, the EU Quantum Flagship launches its first 20 projects that will focus on four key areas of quantum technologies: communications, computing, simulation and metrology/sensing.
Earlier this month, the United States published its first coherent Cyber Strategy in a generation. Aligned to the four pillars of the National Security Strategy, it outlines how the US should benefit from a secure cyberspace, including Quantum Safe Cryptography.