Cybersecurity

US Set to Unveil Un-hackable Internet Soon; Good News for Cybersecurity

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Since the turn of the decade, the world has seen a significant rise in the adoption of technology and humans have been able to create magic with it.

Technological innovations have simplified the way we do things and communicate with our environment.

New markets have erupted, and disruptive technology is taking over our everyday lives.

With the growth of technology, however, comes the shackles of the obnoxious effects of hackers that have the magnanimity of crippling every structure erected, through the aid of technology.

The internet has given us access to the world and created new lines of business that have been further enhanced, by the presence of social media platforms.

We can now offer our goods and services, as well as buy and sell, via the internet.

We can, also, reach out to millions of people, all over the world, without a physical place of meeting.

No matter how protected the internet has been, with cybersecurity protocols, hackers have always found loopholes to exploit and channeled people’s data and funds to their personal accounts.

According to a report released by the US Department of Energy, (DOE) officials, an un-hackable internet that will prove extra difficult for hackers to exploit, is soon to get unveiled in the nearest future.

According to the officials, this new un-hackable internet is made possible, via the breakthrough of quantum computing technology. Some experts have said that it has the power of breaking blockchain.

During a presentation by the team from the Department of Energy, (DOE), assigned to develop this innovation, an updated outline that contains the blueprint.

For the development of a national quantum Internet, using laws of quantum mechanics, to transmit information, more freely and securely, than on every presently existing networks.

The Energy Department released a statement saying, “One of the hallmarks of quantum transmissions is that. they are exceedingly difficult to eavesdrop on, as information passes between locations,

“Scientists plan to use that trait to make, virtually, un-hackable networks”, it read.

The team further stated that, sectors that might likely come as the first to adopt this innovation, will be the banking and health services sectors, because, they deal with highly sensitive pieces of information.

However, there is a high probability that, it might get applied for national security and aircraft communications, soonest.

“Eventually, the use of quantum networking technology in mobile phones could have broad impacts, on the lives of individuals around the world”, the statement read.

Speaking also, on this development is Professor David Awschalom, University of Chicago and Senior Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory.

“The foundation of quantum networks, rests on our ability to, precisely, synthesize and manipulate matter, at the atomic scale, including the control of single photons”, he stated.

If this innovation eventually becomes achievable, the issues of cybersecurity, will greatly reduce, as people will become free to carry out and go about their businesses safer on the internet.


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