Analysis: Quantum crypto leaps

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Analysis: Quantum crypto leaps

Big advances mean that quantum encryption may soon be ready to safeguard the most valuable assets of government and industry.

While classical cryptography relies on maths and technology to protect messages, quantum cryptography (QC) draws on the laws of physics. At its heart, QC takes advantage of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which states that the very act of observing a particle disturbs its state; more ...

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