(HelpNetSecurity) Qubitekk, further strengthened its patent portfolio around Quantum Key Distribution technology with its acquisition of QinetiQ entire Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) patent portfolio.
The portfolio includes 57 patent filings, across 17 patent families, and covers novel technological approaches in quantum science. One of the focus technologies in the portfolio allows QKD to be used across long distances.
QKD has a potential to significantly advance data security, cybersecurity, and end-to-end encryption. QinetiQ’s patent portfolio encompasses a way to scale up QKD from a local area to a planet-wide distribution, without having to wait for a Quantum Repeater or a Satellite to be built.