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  • Cybersecurity in a quantum world: will we be ready?

    On Tuesday, March 10th, the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) hosted a public lecture where Co-Founder and Deputy Director Michele Mosca addressed the ways in which the world’s information security will be fundamentally changed as a result of the development of large-scale quantum computers ...

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    Cybersecurity experts gather in Ottawa to discuss quantum-safe standards

    The University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), in partnership with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), will host the second Quantum-Safe Cryptography Workshop in our nation’s capital. The workshop brings together leading experts in cybersecurity, quantum computing and quantum technologies, along ...

  • Phil Kaye lecturing at the Institute for Quantum Computing on June 17, 2014
    How to showcase your quantum skills outside academia

    The second 2014 Quantum Industry Lecture Series hosted by the Institute for Quantum Computing Graduate Student Association (IQC GSA) welcomed back IQC alumnus, Phil Kaye.

    Kaye has worked for the Canadian government for the past 10 years and shared the factors to consider when thinking ...

  • Dr. Jonathan Hodges lecturing at the Institute for Quantum Computing on May 5, 2014
    Bringing an idea out of the lab and commercializing it

    On May 6, the Institute for Quantum Computing Graduate Student Association (IQC GSA) hosted a talk by Dr. Jonathan Hodges as part of the Quantum Industry Lecture Series. After sharing his research on nitrogen vacancy (NV) centres, he talked about his move from academia into ...

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    Steve Whitney speaks on export control

    On March 24, 2014 CryptoWorks21 hosted Steve Whitney, VP & Divisional General Counsel, Devices & Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry. Mr. Whitney spoke about export control, particularly as it applies around quantum cryptography technologies.

    Exporting quantum cryptography solutions from Canada will be a crucial step in successfully commercializing ...