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U.S. government says it’s building a ‘virtually unhackable’ quantum internet | Forbes
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U.S. government says it’s building a ‘virtually unhackable’ quantum internet | Forbes

The DOE announced at a press conference last July that they are working on a prototype of a quantum internet to be finished in the next 10 years. This will supplement the internet we have now to secure the national security interest for the banking and health industry. The project is still in its trial phase, but it has provided security against potential hackers as the data are encrypted using Quantum Key Distribution are being sent using qubits. DOE is still working on improvements in weak spots such as optical fiber termination points, switches, and connections that will be targeted by hackers.

Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/07/25/us-government-to-build-virtually-unhackable-quantum-internet-within-10-years/#76c576f92b70

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