Welcome to QuEST: The latest quantum and cybersecurity news brought to you by ID Quantique.
In this new-look QuEST, we are excited to announce our partnership with cybersecurity solutions provider Fortinet to commercialise a quantum-safe VPN solution.
We then look at the impact of quantum technology on national security, after Deloitte published an article aiming to educate non-technical government leaders about the post-quantum era.
Finally, we discuss CB Insights’ 2020 Tech Trends report, which has identified quantum technologies as a major trend for this year and acknowledges the important role of QKD.
Enjoy the reading!
IDQ partners with Fortinet to commercialise quantum-safe VPN solution
IDQ’s quantum-safe security solutions now integrate with the Fortinet Security Fabric to provide long-term security for critical data transported over Virtual Private Networks.
Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, will provide a dedicated commercial-grade interface to IDQ’s latest generation of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) system. This joint solution will be the first commercially available quantum-safe VPN platform built on a standardised interface.
The impact of quantum technology on national security
Government leaders must take notice of the impacts that quantum tech will have on national security, according to a new article by Deloitte Insights.
The article has been written to inform and educate non-technical personnel as to what they can do today, to be ready for tomorrow’s quantum world.
Quantum technologies identified as a major trend for 2020
Broader and deeper quantum tech commercialisation has been noted as a major trend for this year, after featuring in CB Insights’ 2020 Tech Trends report.
The report also acknowledges the important role Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) will play as a cybersecurity tool.