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.
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.
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.