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  • Focus on secure quantum communication / 2022

    Fraunhofer Singapore becomes a center for cybersecurity

    Press Release / July 20, 2022

    Fraunhofer Singapore, a legally independent Fraunhofer affiliate, is becoming a center for cybersecurity (Fraunhofer Center for Applied and Integrated Security CAIS). Research activities focus on IT-systems protected against quantum-computer attacks. The new partner institute for this site in Singapore is the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security AISEC. An important cooperation partner in Singapore is Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

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  • PoQsiKom Project Launch / 2022

    Post-quantum secure communication for Industry 4.0

    Press Release / April 11, 2022

    Industrial processes are becoming increasingly interconnected, both internally and externally. Advancing digitalization and threats from quantum computers are creating a need for new digital encryption technologies. The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security AISEC (consortium management), the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Siemens AG and the high-tech company TRUMPF are working together on the project “Post-Quantum Secure Communication for Industry 4.0 (PoQsiKom)”, funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK), to develop an innovative hardware trust anchor for operating equipment and edge devices (routers, switches etc.). The cryptographic module is future-proof thanks to its increased level of security.

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