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cryptography

(krip-tog′ră-fē) [ crypt- + -graphy]
The science and techniques of concealing or disguising information through encoding and decoding. In the health professions cryptography is used to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.
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Quantum cryptography (distinct from post-quantum cryptography) offers another way to try to counter the risks of a quantum computer coming online.
Various schemes for quantum cryptography have been proposed, such as B92, BB84, and EPR [2,4].
A team of scientists at NEC Corporation in Japan claims to have smashed the transmission distance record for quantum cryptography.
Transmission tests using this light source with standard optical fibers have successfully transmitted quantum entangled photon-pairs over a distance of 140 km, demonstrating the feasibility of next-generation quantum cryptography communication systems1 covering metropolitan area.
who said, "It is my honor to learn about SK Telecom's quantum cryptography technology.
He adds that the technique has potential for quantum cryptography and communication, as well as in linking future quantum computers.
Quantum cryptography is based on the principle that you cannot make measurements of a quantum system without disturbing it.
GENEVA, October 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The SwissQuantum testbed network was set up in Geneva by the University Of Geneva, the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland and the company id Quantique in order to demonstrate long-term operation of quantum cryptography technology in a meshed network setting.
Hardware-based computer security techniques to defeat hackers; from biometrics to quantum cryptography.
Single Photon Counting Modules (SPCMs) - for optical range-finding, quantum cryptography, astronomical observation, and more