1touch.io and QuintessenceLabs Join Forces to Address Quantum Computing Security Challenges

Published On: October 24, 2023Categories: News
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Strategic Alliance Bolsters Asset Protection with Advanced Cryptographic Discovery Amid Quantum Advancements


1touch.io, a pioneer in Sensitive Data Intelligence, and QuintessenceLabs, renowned for its quantum-safe encryption, today announced a strategic Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partnership. The collaboration is set to strengthen enterprise defenses against the cryptographic threats posed by quantum computing.

The Quantum Threat to Traditional Cryptography

The advent of quantum computing has cast a shadow over traditional enterprise cryptography algorithms, such as RSA, AES-128, ECC, and Diffie-Hellman, which have long been pillars in safeguarding sensitive data. Recognizing this looming threat, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published a Quantum Readiness: Migration to Post-Quantum Cryptography fact sheet, stressing the need for organizations to understand their dependence on quantum-vulnerable cryptography.

The agencies stated:

“Organizations are often unaware of the breadth of application and functional dependencies on public-key cryptography that exist within the products, applications, and services widely deployed within their operational environments, leading to a lack of visibility…[they] should initiate proactive cryptographic discovery activities that identify the organization’s current reliance on quantum-vulnerable cryptography.”

CISA, NIST and NSA are urging organizations to start preparing for the implementation of post-quantum cryptography (PQC) by establishing a quantum-readiness roadmap, engaging with technology vendors now and creating migration plans that prioritize the most sensitive and critical assets.

Bridging the Gap with 1touch.io Inventa and QuintessenceLabs

1touch.io Inventa offers advanced cryptographic discovery, ensuring robust oversight and management of cryptographic assets. It identifies vulnerabilities and integrates seamlessly with leading remediation tools. QuintessenceLabs amplifies this defense framework with quantum-resistant cryptographic algorithms, establishing a foundation for an efficient transition in the quantum era.

Expert Perspectives on Quantum-Ready Security

“It’s critically important for organizations to start building crypto agility now, in their transition to quantum safe cryptography,” said Dr. Vikram Sharma, Founder and CEO of QuintessenceLabs. “Our collaboration with 1touch.io signals a new era in cryptographic asset management that’s resilient against quantum computing threats and underscores our commitment to offering customers unmatched data protection, operational efficiency, and compliance readiness.”

“The cornerstone of quantum readiness is the accurate discovery of cryptographic methods that protect sensitive data. With 1touch.io Inventa, we’ve perfected the sensitive data discovery process,” said Zak Rubinstein, CEO and Cofounder of 1touch.io. “Our collaboration with QuintessenceLabs provides enterprises with a comprehensive view of their entire cryptographic landscape, enabling them to pinpoint vulnerabilities, and take targeted action. Our alliance not only addresses today’s data security demands but also tomorrow’s challenges, allowing customers to lead with confidence and foresight.”

Inside Quantum Technology (IQT) NYC Conference

Join Silver Sponsor QuintessenceLabs with 1touch.io at the IQT New York Conference in New York City, October 24-26, 2023. Stop by Booth #101 and learn how to strengthen enterprise defenses against the cryptographic threats posed by quantum computing.

About QuintessenceLabs

Australian-based QuintessenceLabs is a world-leading quantum cybersecurity company recognized for its advanced quantum-safe data protection capabilities extending from quantum-enabled key generation, crypto-agile encryption key and policy management to ultra-secure quantum key distribution, helping global enterprises and government agencies build a quantum-resilient security posture.

About 1touch.io

1touch.io is at the forefront of Sensitive Data Intelligence, offering real-time discovery, classification, and protection of critical data. Our Inventa software platform streamlines data management across diverse IT environments, enabling businesses to comply with regulatory standards while proactively mitigating data risks. Leveraging innovative technology and deep expertise in data privacy and security, we empower enterprises to safeguard their valuable data assets.

Learn more about Inventa’s enterprise cryptography discovery here.

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