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key distribution

Delivering cryptographic keys to the required parties. See key management and QKD.
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Optical cryptography is a technique that encodes the message using a so-called quantum key distribution, QKD.
Eriksson, holds promise for solving one of the key challenges for data transmission security: how to achieve secure communication using continuously variable quantum key distribution, the company said.
Quantum Xchange has launched the first quantum, fiber-optic network in the United States and commercial Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) service for quantum-safe data protection based on the laws of quantum physics.
The company has received the honour due to the strong growth of its aftermarket division, which is driven by the company's investment in expanding its product portfolio and developing key distribution partnerships.
In China innercity and long-distance quantum key distribution networks with a total length of 2,000 km have been set up as part of solutions to secure interbank communications.
Efficient key distribution and management mechanisms as well as lightweight ciphers are the main pillar for establishing secure wireless sensor networks (WSN).
Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) addresses these challenges by using quantum properties to exchange secret information, that is, cryptographic key, which can then be used to encrypt messages that are being communicated over an insecure channel.
T-QUAKE is capable of offering quantum information security to billions of people and, like the transistor at the advent of a nationwide telephone network, it's envisioned that the quantum key distribution transceiver will be a pillar of future, guaranteed-secure online networks, medical records repositories and banking systems.
If successful, the QUESS satellite would be the world's first transcontinental quantum key distribution network of its kind and China hopes to erect a global quantum communications network in 2030.
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