"Quantum Encryption May Secure the Danish Energy Grid"

Energinet, the Danish national transmission system operator for electricity and natural gas, together with researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), demonstrated how quantum key encryption can protect society from the threat posed by quantum computers. Quantum computers have the potential to penetrate current Information Technology (IT) security systems and be used to gain control of the critical infrastructure that supports the supply of electricity, gas, and water. Quantum key encryption provides physically unbreakable security based on quantum physics laws, and as such, it can offer a safeguard against the cybersecurity threat posed by quantum computers, according to DTU associate professor Tobias Gehring, who led the pilot project. This article continues to discuss the project on securing critical parts of the communication behind Denmark’s electricity supply using quantum encryption.

The Technical University of Denmark reports "Quantum Encryption May Secure the Danish Energy Grid"

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