QuEST: Quantum Era Security Times November 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of the Quantum Era Security Times; brought to you by IDQ, the world leaders in quantum-safe cryptography solutions. 

As the quantum revolution gathers pace, IDQ marks its 15th anniversary with the announcement of a strategic investment by SK Telecom to bring to market the next generation of miniature QRNG products. As the company continues to grow we are also expanding into new countries, notably with the opening of a new UK office to support our work with the UK Quantum Communications hub.

In a new publication The Quantum Age: Technological Opportunities, the UK government outlines its position on emergent quantum technologies.

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Gregoire Ribordy

SK Telecom makes strategic investment in IDQ

ID Quantique SA (IDQ) recently announced that it has raised $4 million from strategic investors, including from the South Korean telecom giant SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM).

SK Telecom invested in ID Quantique with the goal of developing IDQ’s quantum technologies for the telecom and IoT markets.

Specifically, SK Telecom will bring to market the next generation of miniaturized Quantum Random Number Generators (QRNG) based on a ground-breaking new technology under exclusive license from ID Quantique.

READ THE SK TELECOM PRESS RELEASE IN FULL

ID Quantique opens new UK office

Establishing a UK presence will allow IDQ to provide research and development expertise in support of the UK’s National Quantum Technologies Programme.

IDQ is working with partners, including BT and the Universities of York, Cambridge and Bristol, in the development of quantum communications for real world applications.

MORE ABOUT IDQ AND THE QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAMME

The Quantum Age: Technological Opportunities

In a recent publication, the UK Government Office for Science highlights the opportunities presented by the emerging field of quantum technologies.

The Quantum Age report strongly advocates the continued development of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme and goes on to make key recommendations regarding the certification and real-life testing of Quantum Key Distribution.

DISCOVER MORE ABOUT THE QUANTUM REVOLUTION

Celebrating 15 Years of Quantum Innovation

November 2016 saw ID Quantique celebrate its 15th anniversary. Over the years, we have realized several world firsts in quantum technology innovation.

DOWNLOAD THE IDQ TIMELINE: 15 YEARS OF INNOVATION
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