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Quantropi Announces General Availability of its QiSpace™ Quantum-Secure Cryptography Platform, Unique IoT Offerings, More Major Milestones


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  • Quantropi, Inc., announced that its newest quantum-secure cryptographic product – MASQ™ – is now commercially available.
  • MASQ offers novel PQC algorithms for Key Exchange (KEM) and Digital Signature (DS).
  • The company also announced the launch of QiSpace™ for the IoT / embedded space.

PRESS RELEASE — Quantropi, Inc., today announced that its newest quantum-secure cryptographic product – MASQ™ – is now commercially available through the Canadian start-up’s flagship QiSpace™ Hybrid SaaS platform. MASQ™ offers novel PQC algorithms for Key Exchange (KEM) and Digital Signature (DS). With this announcement, Quantropi becomes the only quantum communications company in the world now offering all three prerequisites for “TrUE” end-to-end quantum security: Trust (quantum-secure asymmetric encryption via MASQ™), Uncertainty (quantum-secure symmetric encryption via QEEP), and Entropy (quantum key generation and distribution via SEQUR™).

The company also announced the launch of QiSpace™ for the IoT and embedded space, with all three TrUE quantum-secure cryptographic products now commercially available on market-leading microcontroller units (MCUs), including ST Micro H7 and Microchip SAM V71 (specifically for the automotive and aerospace industries) providing compatibility with the Microsoft Azure IoT Platform.

“We’re extremely excited to be here at Quantum.Tech in London announcing these major product releases,” said James Nguyen, CEO of Quantropi. “The quantum threat known as Y2Q is fast approaching: companies need to start hardening their cryptographic defences immediately, and only our TrUE QiSpace™ platform provides a complete quantum security solution.”

“Our novel asymmetric PQC algorithms radically outperform all other NIST finalists,” said Michael Redding, CTO at Quantropi. “For Key Exchange, MASQ™ provides up to 38x smaller keys while executing 5x to 8x faster than CRYSTALS-Kyber. For Digital Signature, it provides an astounding 160-byte NIST Level V signature, that is up to 180x smaller than NIST Digital Signature finalists.” Added Redding: “It’s a total game-changer.”

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These announcements cap another period of continued growth and achievements for the young company, which has raised $10M in seed funding to date, has 8 patents granted with another 10 pending, and published over 20 peer-reviewed academic papers, including in such esteemed publications as Springer and Nature Scientific Reports. A recognized innovation powerhouse, Quantropi has also marked the first-ever implementation of symmetric encryption on a quantum computer, has quantum-secured commercial VPN and file sharing applications, and is now a NATO Approved Supplier.

Quantropi will showcase QiSpace™ and its TrUE quantum-secure cryptographic products during Quantum.Tech in London, September 20–21, 2024, at Booth E5.

About Quantropi, Inc.

A Canadian start-up founded in 2018 with a vision to defend Truth and Trust, Quantropi is bound to be the standard for end-to-end quantum-secure communications and encryption. The company’s next-generation technology works over today’s Internet, enabling enterprises to begin immediately transitioning to permanent quantum security, with minimal investment in new hardware or infrastructure. The company’s flagship QiSpace™ hybrid SaaS platform is uniquely capable of all three criteria for complete cryptographic integrity: Trust, Uncertainty, and Entropy – or “TrUE” – providing organizations, product managers, and application developers with quantum-secure cryptographic functions to protect data, networks, and systems.

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Matt Swayne

With a several-decades long background in journalism and communications, Matt Swayne has worked as a science communicator for an R1 university for more than 12 years, specializing in translating high tech and deep tech for the general audience. He has served as a writer, editor and analyst at The Quantum Insider since its inception. In addition to his service as a science communicator, Matt also develops courses to improve the media and communications skills of scientists and has taught courses. [email protected]

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