Quantum computing and quantum networking

What Microsoft’s error-correction milestone means for usable quantum computing

What Microsoft’s error-correction milestone means for usable quantum computing

Microsoft, in collaboration with quantum-computing company Quantinuum, announced that they have reached a new high in quantum error correction, which finally moves the industry into a new…

Error-correction breakthroughs bring quantum computing a step closer

Error-correction breakthroughs bring quantum computing a step closer

Quantum computing is still in its infancy, easily beaten by traditional computers. One of the biggest challenges? The fact that quantum bits — qubits —…

Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World

Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World

Experts agree that future quantum computers will break most current encryption when they become sufficiently powerful. The code to do this – Shor’s algorithm –…

Commercial quantum networks inch closer to primetime

Commercial quantum networks inch closer to primetime

As commercial availability of quantum computers moves closer to reality, researchers and vendors are investing in efforts to create quantum-secured networks. Quantum networks use entangled…

Quantum Computing for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Quantum Computing for the Pharmaceutical Industry

A new report from Enter Quantum explains how quantum computers could hold the key to finding new ways of assembling molecules to create novel medications.…

Quantum Computing for the Supply Chain – Delivering New Efficiencies

Quantum Computing for the Supply Chain – Delivering New Efficiencies

A new report from Enter Quantum explains how supply chain enterprises are turning to quantum computers to solve routing problems. Finding optimal delivery routes gets…

How Quantum Computing is Supporting Financial Services

How Quantum Computing is Supporting Financial Services

Practical quantum computing is often quoted as being ten years away, but financial services is one of the sectors already demonstrating benefits from its early…

What is Quantum Computing and What Does It Have to Do with Encryption?

What is Quantum Computing and What Does It Have to Do with Encryption?

Data center cybersecurity managers have been getting warnings for years that quantum computing was on its way and it would break all existing encryption. With quantum…

Managing Encryption for Data Centers Is Hard. And It Will Get Harder

Managing Encryption for Data Centers Is Hard. And It Will Get Harder

Give up on trying to do it all yourself and leave it  to the experts. Encryption is a core tenet for cybersecurity. Attackers can’t steal…

Quantum Teleportation Makes Progress, But Toward What?

Quantum Teleportation Makes Progress, But Toward What?

In what they described as a key milestone on the way to redefining global communications, a group of researchers recently managed to teleport quantum states…

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

Quantum cryptography definition Quantum cryptography, also called quantum encryption, applies principles of quantum mechanics to encrypt messages in a way that it is never read…

A New Type of Network Is on the Rise to Combat the Quantum Threat to Encryption

A New Type of Network Is on the Rise to Combat the Quantum Threat to Encryption

Encryption has been a wonderful thing, but today’s encryption methods are rapidly nearing their expiration dates. Quantum computers, which are just  starting to hit the…

8 old technologies that still play roles in security

8 old technologies that still play roles in security

It’s easy to assume newer is better, but technology that has been around for decades or longer still has a place in cybersecurity. In some…

China’s Quantum Net Advance Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Enterprise Security

China’s Quantum Net Advance Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Enterprise Security

Chinese companies actively productizing quantum key distribution, which pushes communications security to a new level Earlier this month, China’s official news agency Xinhua announced the…

Quantum Computing Could Make Today’s Encryption Obsolete

Quantum Computing Could Make Today’s Encryption Obsolete

Researchers at top university and corporate labs around the world are in a furious race to create the first practical, usable quantum computer. Quantum computers…

Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

Whether quantum computing is 10 years away — or is already here — it promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to…

Quantum teleportation brings reliable, super-fast networks a step closer

Quantum teleportation brings reliable, super-fast networks a step closer

Scientists at Delft University in the Netherlands have improved the accuracy of a quantum entanglement-based communication channel from one in 100 million in a previous…