Cloud Security Alliance Issues Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity Guidance for Business Leaders

Cloud Security Alliance Issues Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity Guidance for Business Leaders CSA prepares enterprises for quantum computing cybersecurity threats The Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) latest paper brings quantum computing and cybersecurity to the forefront of enterprise leadership’s minds as it tackles some of the […]

Boosting Efforts to Create Reliable Photonic Quantum Computing, Quantum Key Distribution

Boosting Efforts to Create Reliable Photonic Quantum Computing, Quantum Key Distribution This image shows a false-color scanning electron micrograph of the array used to create place single-photon sources in epitaxial tungsten diselenide. Inset shows the Hanbury-Brown Twiss interferometry measurement proving quantum emission. An innovative method […]

U.S. Air Force Tests Quantum Communication; Quantum Key Distribution

Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrates world’s first daytime free-space quantum communication enabled by adaptive optics.  The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Starfire Optical Range (SOR) recently demonstrated quantum communication in daylight under conditions representative of space-to-Earth satellite links. “This is the world’s first such demonstration, […]

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms.  The U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking quantum-resistant algorithm prototypes.  The effort appears to have the same goal as the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Post-quantum Cryptography Project.  The NIST project […]

Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

Efficient Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution Author(s): Chun-Hui Zhang, Chun-Mei Zhang, and Qin Wang  To date, only active-decoy-state methods have been adopted in current measurement-device-independent (MDI) quantum key distribution (QKD) protocols, causing security loopholes when modulating multiple light intensities with practical devices. To solve this […]

Fujitsu’s Q is True

Fujitsu’s Q is True Fujitsu is developing a “real quantum computer” the head of the company’s research lab has revealed. Hirotaka Hara, director of Fujitsu Laboratories, told Computerworld that the company is working with a number of research groups to develop a “true” quantum machine. […]

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019.  The U.S. Senate has introduced a new bill aimed at thwarting China’s intellectual property theft.  The proposed legislation focusses on disruptive technologies.  This includes quantum computing.  Qubit. Excerpts and salient points ~ •  The China Technology […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]