Welcome to QuEST: The latest quantum and cybersecurity news brought to you by ID Quantique.
In this month’s newsletter, we want to share some of our history. As ID Quantique celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, we look back at the key milestones in our company’s journey, from “crazy scientists” to market leaders in the commercial applications of Quantum technologies. Don’t miss the video of our founders explaining how they started out.
ID Quantique has teamed up with Octacto and SK Telecom to develop ‘EzQuant’, a card-type fingerprint security key that performs personal authentication using biometric technology (such as fingerprints) without ID or password in an online environment.
Events-wise, we’ll be participating virtually in BlackHat USA this August, the well-established cybersecurity event for information security experts. In partnership with EvolutionQ we are running a 2-day workshop: The Impact of Quantum Technologies on Cybersecurity. Book your place now!
Our smartphones are a treasure trove of personal information, making our handsets not just a useful device, but also a valuable source of data. Read our latest blog to learn why differentiated Security features and applications will be the next major trend for mobile.
Stay quantum curious.
ID Quantique celebrates 20 Years of Quantum Innovation
ID Quantique has been pioneering commercial applications of Quantum technologies since the company was founded in Geneva in 2001. Join us in reviewing our incredible 20 year journey, with a review of our company milestones, a conversation with our founders and insights from our team.
The world’s first fingerprint recognition security key integrated with QRNG
SK Telecom, Octacto and ID Quantique unveil the “EzQuant”. ID Quantique’s ultra-small QRNG chip was chosen to overcome the limitations of current random number generation techniques by providing true randomness based on quantum effects.
Black Hat USA 2021, Online Event, July 31st – August 5th 2021
Join IDQ at the 24th Edition of Black Hat USA, the world’s leading information security event, providing attendees with the very latest in research, development and trends.
Why security is the next major app for mobile phones
Research predicts that 38% of smartphones sold in 2021 will have embedded security hardware. Read our blog to learn why built-in security is set to be the next big selling point for smartphones.
Nicolas Gisin enters the French dictionary
An unexpected honour has been given to ID Quantique founder and renowned Swiss physicist Nicolas Gisin: he has been entered into the French reference dictionary Larousse 2022 edition. Read the article on LeMatin (French, English translation available).