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Quantum is the Latin word for amount and, in modern understanding, means the smallest possible discrete ...Read More

How NIST is preparing to defend against quantum attacks

By Michael Cobb 10 Jan 2019

The NSA has begun the transition from ECC to new algorithms to resist quantum attacks. Learn about the threat posed by quantum computing from expert Michael Cobb. Read More

Post-quantum security on Airbus’s radar

By Warwick Ashford 27 Jul 2018

With quantum computing on the horizon, multinational aerospace and defence firm Airbus is among those organisations that are looking at evolving their cryptography capabilities to stay ahead of technology Read More

Quantum supremacy and the path to encryption chaos

By Nick Martin 25 Oct 2018

Widespread use of quantum computing isn't as far into the future as some might think. When it arrives, this powerful computing technology could turn IT security upside down. Read More

IBM quantum computer roadmap moves full speed ahead

By Ed Scannell 08 Mar 2019

With IBM releasing its latest benchmark, the company's quantum computer appears to be consistently, if not slowly marching toward commercial reality. Read More

Barclays Bank takes a crack at IBM's quantum computer

By George Lawton 25 Jan 2019

Quantum computing may one day explain the universe. Today, the biggest challenge for an early adopter is making the problem sufficiently simple to run on a quantum computer. Read More

Exxon joins IBM’s quantum committee as Q System One goes commercial

By Cliff Saran 08 Jan 2019

The Q System One is said to be the world’s first commercial quantum computer. ExxonMobil and CERN hope to exploit IBM’s latest tech Read More

Cryptographic agility is key to post-quantum security

By Warwick Ashford 23 Aug 2018

Although post-quantum security is not an issue for all organisations today, an expert believes that those needing to ensure data is secure for decades to come should aim to achieve cryptographic agility above all ... Read More

University of Melbourne claims quantum computing breakthrough

By Aaron Tan 28 Jun 2018

Australian scientists have simulated the power of quantum computing on classical computers to solve a mathematical problem, paving the way for future breakthroughs in the nascent field Read More

BT announces “unhackable” quantum-secured network

By Warwick Ashford 12 Jun 2018

In the face of the threat that quantum computers could crack many of the encryption methods used to protect highly sensitive data, BT has developed a “quantum-secured” network Read More

Gartner breaks down the state of quantum computing technology

By Brian Holak 31 Oct 2018

Gartner believes CIOs should prepare for quantum computing. When is it coming, what impact will it have and what do CIOs need to know? Gartner's David Cearley breaks it down. Read More