13 October 2015 Practical aspects of security certification for commercial quantum technologies
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Quantum random number generation (QRNG) and quantum key distribution (QKD) are the first applications of quantum physics at the level of individual quanta that have matured into commercial products. Both have been commercially available for over 10 years and increasingly adopted in information security systems. Current efforts focus on standardization and certification of QRNG and QKD devices and their components in order to validate the technology and enable more widespread adoption. Since no official certification scheme specific to quantum devices has been devised so far, alternative options must be investigated. This paper describes our approaches and efforts to enable compliance of commercial QRNG and QKD network devices with security standards such as AIS 20/311 and FIPS 140-2.2
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Nino Walenta, Nino Walenta, Mathilde Soucarros, Mathilde Soucarros, Damien Stucki, Damien Stucki, Dario Caselunghe, Dario Caselunghe, Mathias Domergue, Mathias Domergue, Michael Hagerman, Michael Hagerman, Randall Hart, Randall Hart, Don Hayford, Don Hayford, Raphaël Houlmann, Raphaël Houlmann, Matthieu Legré, Matthieu Legré, Todd McCandlish, Todd McCandlish, Jean-Benoît Page, Jean-Benoît Page, Maurice Tourville, Maurice Tourville, Richard Wolterman, Richard Wolterman, } "Practical aspects of security certification for commercial quantum technologies", Proc. SPIE 9648, Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems: Technology and Applications XII; and Quantum Information Science and Technology, 96480U (13 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2193776; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2193776
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