Quantum Cryptography

Arqit Quantum Stock: An Overvalued Encryption Play

The herd behaves in mysterious ways. Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are a great example of how irrational investors can be. First, they were pumping shares when a planned merger was announced, never mind that the merger hadn’t completed yet. When that foolish behavior was called out, the herd then started pumping shares the day […]

6 Quantum Computing Companies to Watch

One of the many problems we face with quantum computing, aside from getting it to work in the first place, is to prove that it’s actually doing quantum computing. In other words, we’re trying to make quantum computing “work” right now but we don’t know how to tell if it’s done something quantum because we […]

Why Post-quantum Cryptography is Important Today

“Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend” Napoleon once quipped, and no matter which God you worship, you should be able to find a bit of humor in that statement. Regardless of the reason for wars, they continue to be fought. Today’s wars not only take place […]

What is a Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG)?

If you take a programming class that actually makes you sling some code, you’ve probably come across the need to generate random numbers for some purpose. Sure, you can use the RAND software function and that will probably work just fine. While software can be used to generate random numbers, incredibly it can never do […]

5 Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Encryption Companies

In a recent article, we talked about 10 startups that are working on various aspects of quantum computing and promised our lovely readers a follow-up article on 5 quantum cryptography and quantum encryption companies. We quickly realized we are out of our league when we couldn’t even define the word quantum so in our last […]