Quantum Cryptography

Quantum Cryptography - A Global Market Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: May 29, 2015, 103 Pages

Quantum Cryptography - A Global Market Report

This report analyzes the Global Market for Quantum Cryptography in US$ Million. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 31 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Alcatel-Lucent SA
HP Laboratories
ID Quantique SA
International Business Machines Corp.
MagiQ Technologies, Inc.



      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Secure Communications - Defining the Need for Cryptography        II-1
       Traditional Cryptography Face Imminent Threat of Quantum
        Computers                                                       II-1
       Stage Set for Quantum Cryptography                               II-2
        A Pictorial Illustration of Quantum Cryptography                II-3
      Current and Future Landscape of Quantum Cryptography              II-4
       Adoption in End-use Sector                                       II-5
        Table 1: Global Quantum Encryption Market by End-Use Segment
        (2020 & 2030): Percentage Breakdown of Sales Revenues for
        Large-Scale Enterprises (including Banks); Research
        Institutions, Government Agencies & Defence Establishments;
        Small Scale Enterprises & Public Utilities; and Others
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-5
       Overview of Adoption in Geographic Regions                       II-6

  2. MAJOR GROWTH DRIVERS, TRENDS & ISSUES                              II-7
      Researchers Striving to Overcome Limitations in Terrestrial
       QKD networks                                                     II-7
       Select Terrestrial QKD Networks Installed in Various Countries   II-7
      China Set to Become the World Leader in Quantum Communication,
       Commences Construction of Nationwide Quantum Communication
        Network                                                         II-8
      Battelle Memorial to Set Up 400-mile long QKD Network             II-8
      Satellite QKD Networks to Complement Terrestrial QKD Networks     II-9
       Promising Technological Developments in Free-Space QKD           II-10
        Chinese Researchers Announce Successful Satellite-to-Ground
         Photon Pulse Transmission                                      II-10
        Institute for Quantum Computing Installs Quantum Free-space
         Link Test System                                               II-11
        DLR Technology Facilitates Transmission of Quantum Key from
         Air to Ground                                                  II-11
        QIPS Demonstrates Free-space QKD link in Canary Islands         II-11
       Moving Beyond Point-to-Point Communications - An Important
        Step to Improve Commercialization Prospects                     II-11
        Quantum Access Network with Improved APDs to Enable Quantum
         Cryptography for Multiple Users                                II-12
      Threat of Cyber Crime Buoys Demand for Quantum Cryptography
       Solutions in Government Agencies                                 II-13
       Priority for Cyber Threat Listed by Country                      II-14
      Growing Use of Cyber Security Solutions in Public Utilities       II-14
       Los Alamos National Laboratory Demonstrates QC Approach to
        Safeguard against Cyber Attacks                                 II-15
      Demand for Cyber Security in Defense Sector On the Rise           II-15
      Business Enterprises Drive Demand for QC-based Secure
       Communications Systems                                           II-16
       Table 2: Global Market for IT Security Products by End-use
       Application (2020 & 2030): Percentage Breakdown of Sales
       Revenues for End-point Security, Identity Authentication &
       Access Management, Internet Security, Messaging Security,
       Network Security, and Others (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-17
      Financial Services - A Key End Use Market for Information
       Security Solutions                                               II-17
       Table 3: Leading Targets of Fraud (2013): Percentage
       Breakdown of Number of Breaches by Type of Asset (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-18
       Factors Affecting Implementation of Cyber Security Solutions
        by Enterprises Worldwide - Ranked in Order of Influence         II-18
       Securing Internet Transaction: an Opportune Application Area
        for Quantum Cryptography                                        II-19
        Quantum Cryptography to Secure Mobile Transactions              II-19
         Table 4: World M-Payment Market: Breakdown of Number of
         M-Payment Transactions (In Billion): 2010-2015 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-20
      Strong Need for QKD Systems Compatibility with Existing
       Telecom Networks                                                 II-21
       Toshiba, in Collaboration with Cambridge University,
        Discovers Possibility of Quantum Cryptography over Existing
         Fiber Optic Cables                                             II-21
       New Protocol to Bring Quantum Cryptography to Mobile
        Telecommunications                                              II-22
        Table 5: Worldwide Mobile Data Traffic by Device Type (2015 & 
        2018) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Monthly Data Traffic
        Volume for Laptops, Non-Smartphones, Smartphones, Tablets,
        and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-22

        Table 6: Worldwide Mobile Data Traffic by Application (2015 & 
        2018) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Monthly Data Traffic
        Volume for Data, File Sharing, M2M, and Video (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-23
       Quantum Cryptography Finds Application in Securing Data for
        Electric Grids                                                  II-24
      Relativistic Quantum Cryptography to Ensure Secure Bit Commitment II-24
      Refinement of Photon Detectors Essential for Widespread Adoption  II-25
       Researchers Identify Alternative Method to Sidestep Technical
        Flaw in Photon Detectors                                        II-25
        Advanced Secure Communications through Improved Single-
         Photon Emitter                                                 II-26
      High Cost of Infrastructure and Hardware: A Cause of Concern      II-26
      Dire Need for Established Standards                               II-27
       MIQC Project Commenced for Developing Metrological Standards
        for QKD                                                         II-28
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-28

  3. CRYPTOGRAPHY - A PRELUDE                                           II-29
      Cryptosystems:                                                    II-29
      A Symmetric Cryptosystem:                                         II-30
      Unconditionally Secure or Perfect Cryptosystem:                   II-30
       How Does One-Time Pad Works?                                     II-30
       One-Time Pad Cryptosystem: The Hurdles                           II-31
      Public-Key Cryptography: A Quick Primer                           II-31
      How Does Public-Key Cryptography Works?                           II-31
      Public-key Cryptosystems in Common Use                            II-32
       RSA Cryptosystem:                                                II-32
       ElGamal Cryptosystem:                                            II-32
       Elliptic Curve Cryptosystems                                     II-32
       McEliece Cryptosystem:                                           II-33
      Limitations in Public-key Cryptosystems Led to the Emergence
       of Quantum Cryptography                                          II-33

  4. QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY - AN OVERVIEW                                 II-34
      Quantum Theory                                                    II-34
      Quantum Mechanics in Cryptography                                 II-34
      Quantum Cryptography: An Evolution Scan                           II-34
      Global Premiere for Quantum Cryptography in 2004                  II-35
       Classical Cryptography Vs. Quantum Cryptography                  II-35
       Uncertainty                                                      II-35
       Entanglement                                                     II-36
      Quantum Cryptographic Procedure                                   II-36
       A Pictorial Representation of Polarization Readings              II-36
      Quantum Key Distribution: A Primer                                II-37
       Key QKD Protocols                                                II-37
        Data Transmitting Process                                       II-37
        Data Receiving/Recovering Process                               II-38
      Quantum Key Distribution with "BB84" Protocol                     II-38
       Pictorial representation of quantum bit (or qubit)
        polarization matching for "BB84" protocol for transmitting
         and receiving process                                          II-40
      Ekert 91 Protocol for QKD                                         II-40
      Quantum Key Distribution with "B92" Protocol                      II-41
       Pictorial Representation of Quantum bit-polarization matching
        for "B92" scheme’s transmitting side                            II-41
       Pictorial Representation of Quantum bit-polarization matching
        for "B92" scheme’s receiving side                               II-41
      SARG04 Protocol for QKD                                           II-42
      Continuum Based                                                   II-42
       Coherent One Way Protocol                                        II-42
       Major Steps Involved in QKD Process                              II-42
      Raw Key Extraction                                                II-43
      Error Estimation                                                  II-43
      Key Reconciliation                                                II-43
      Privacy Amplification                                             II-44
       Pictorial Representation of QKD Decision Scheme                  II-45
       Position-based Quantum Cryptography: A Review                    II-45
       What is the Bounded- and noisy-quantum- storage model?           II-45

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-47
      Los Alamos National Laboratory Inks Technology Transfer
       Agreement with Allied Minds                                      II-47
      Infineon Introduces OPTIGA Trust P Security Chip                  II-47
      SPYRUS Secures Israeli Patent for Advanced Cryptographic
       Algorithms                                                       II-47
      The Specialists for Integrated Systems Company W.L.L. Enters
       into Partnership with ID Quantique                               II-47
      NTT and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation-Developed Camellia
       Encryption Algorithm Adopted in e-Government Recommended
        Ciphers List                                                    II-47
      GridCom Technologies Develops Quantum Encryption System           II-47
      Battelle Memorial Institute and ID Quantique to Deploy COTS-
       Based Quantum Key Distribution System in the US                  II-48
      Cygate Enters into Partnership with ID Quantique                  II-48
      SPYRUS Introduces New Secure Pocket Drive                         II-48

      Alcatel-Lucent SA (France)                                        II-49
      HP Laboratories (UK)                                              II-49
      ID Quantique SA (Switzerland)                                     II-49
      International Business Machines Corp. (USA)                       II-51
      MagiQ Technologies, Inc. (USA)                                    II-51
      Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (Japan)                      II-52
      Nucrypt LLC (US)                                                  II-52
      Oki Electric Industry Company Ltd (Japan)                         II-53
      QinetiQ Group PLC (UK)                                            II-53
      QuintessenceLabs, Inc. (Australia)                                II-53
      Raytheon BBN Technologies (USA)                                   II-54
      SeQureNet SarL (Italy)                                            II-54
      Toshiba Corp. (Japan)                                             II-54
      Universal Quantum Devices (Canada)                                II-55

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-56
      Table 7: Quantum Cryptography Market: Annual Sales Estimates
      and Forecasts in US$ Million for the Years 2012 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-56


     Total Companies Profiled: 31 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 34)

     The United States (9)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (8)
     Europe (12)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (3)
     - The United Kingdom (4)
     - Italy (1)
     - Rest of Europe (2)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)

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