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Whitfield Diffie Joins Quantum Xchange Advisory Board

The noted cryptography expert has joined the advisory board of the quantum key exchange provider.

A Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network provider has received a vote of confidence from a noted cryptography expert, with Whitfield Diffie joining the advisory board of Quantum Xchange.

Diffie, who pioneered dual-key cryptography and is the co-developer with Martin Hellman of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol, will serve as an advisor to the company.

Quantum Xchange offers a quantum-secured network to customers in the US northeast corridor with its service Phio that operates in conjunction with infrastructure partner Zayo Group. The first operational leg of the company's service network has been accepting customers between New York City and New Jersey since November 2018.

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