Welcome to the latest edition of the Quantum Era Security Times, brought to you by ID Quantique, the world leader in quantum-safe cryptography solutions.
This month we begin with the news that SK Telekom plans to secure its new 5G communications network with quantum cryptography when it launches the service in December 2018.
The Quantum Technologies Group at the University of Geneva, ID Quantique and Corning Incorporated has extended the maximum range of quantum key distribution (QKD) over optical fibre to a landmark 421 km.
Next, we would like to remind you that time is running out to benefit from the early-bird discount for Winter School 2019. Make sure to book your tickets soon to join us in January and benefit from a 20% discount.
In other news, we are pleased to announce that we have been recognised as a SINET 16 Innovator for our work in securing long-lived ‘Life Critical’ IoT devices using quantum random number generation.
Finally, we review IBM security architect Christiane Peters’ recent talk, in which she advises organisations to act quickly in carrying out post-quantum risk assessments and invest in post-quantum data protection.