Vodafone joins forces with IBM to research quantum-safe cryptography

Telecom company Vodafone announced it is joining the IBM Quantum Network and that it will cooperate with IMB on quantum-safe cybersecurity.  As part of this collaboration, Vodafone will explore how to apply IBM Quantum Safe cryptography technology across its entire and diverse network infrastructure and systems.

IBM and Vodafone are also part of the recently announced GSMA Post-Quantum Telco Network Taskforce, whose aim is to help define policy, regulation, and operator business processes for the enhanced protection of telecommunications in the context of advanced quantum computing.