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BT warns “Quantum Apocalypse” might happen in 2024

2021-05-06T15:56:00+01:00By

Optical research expert says quantum computers could crack current public-key cryptosystems within a few years. Ubiquitous fibre connectivity particularly vulnerable to attack. BT sees QKD — “fighting quantum with quantum” — as key in safeguarding national critical infrastructure.