One step closer to quantum-secure conference calls

The world is one step closer to ultimately secure conference calls, thanks to a collaboration between Quantum Communications Hub researchers and their German colleagues, enabling a quantum-secure conversation to take place between four parties simultaneously. The demonstration, led by Hub researchers based at Heriot-Watt University, is a timely advance, given the global reliance on remote […]

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Quantum communications reaching record distances

The Cambridge Research Laboratory of Toshiba Europe announced a demonstration of quantum communications over optical fibres exceeding 600 km in length. The breakthrough will enable long distance quantum-secured information transfer between metropolitan areas and is a major advance towards building the future quantum internet. The term quantum internet describes a global network of quantum computers […]

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Trojan Shield, the biggest ever police operation against encrypted communications

Trojan Shield operation: The FBI and Australian Federal Police ran an encrypted chat platform that was used by crime gangs and intercepted their communications. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Dutch National Police (Politie), and the Swedish Police Authority (Polisen), along with the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and police from 16 other […]

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Keeping pace with evolving code signing baseline requirements

Maintaining code integrity has always been top of mind for today‚Äôs development-driven organizations. However, the recent SolarWinds breach was a stark reminder of the importance of stopping malicious tampering and maximizing trust. The attack was especially audacious because it took advantage of what is normally an industry best practice: regular software updates. Although software signing […]

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