(FinanceYahoo) PQShield, an Oxford University spinout specialising in post-quantum cryptography, is one of the World Economic Forum’s 100 most promising Technology Pioneers of 2021made it to the selection for its contributions in the field of cybersecurity.
PQShield is pioneering the development and commercial roll-out of advanced, quantum-ready cryptographic solutions for hardware, software and communications, and helping organisations across the globe prepare for the quantum threat.
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the use of new technologies and innovation that are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
“We are thrilled to be acknowledged by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer”, said Dr. Ali El Kaafarani, CEO and Founder of PQShield. “Our inclusion is testament to the huge potential impact of the quantum threat, which is truly global in scale, and to the critical need for action across industries and governments as a new cybersecurity landscape looms large. We look forward to contributing to the Forum’s dialogues on this critical issue, as we continue our mission to develop and integrate post-quantum cryptographic solutions that will help society secure its sensitive information now and for years to come.”
The full list of Technology Pioneers can be found here.