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Why Every Bank Must Prepare for Quantum Computers Now

Quantum computers are now a fact. In their fully realised form, they threaten the informational advantages enjoyed by governments as well as industries, not least by breaking all existing data encryption techniques. If the engineering obstacles to high performing quantum computers can be overcome, a new range of geopolitical and even existential threats will emerge, but so will solutions to problems previously thought insoluble. The commercial opportunities are legion.

Where Quantum Computers Are Now and Where They Are Going Next

Professor Belal Ehsan Baaquie is a theoretical physicist now resident at the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Kuala Lumpur, which he joined in 2016. He was for the previous 32 years at the National University of Singapore, where he specialized in applying quantum mechanics to financial markets. He spoke to Future of Finance co-founder Dominic Hobson about the near and long-term prospects for quantum computers.

QUANTUM COMPUTING (19th November 2020)

QUANTUM COMPUTING (19th November 2020) A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR WITH CTOs AND CISOs IN FINANCIAL SERVICES, TECHNOLOGIST AND ACADEMICS Thursday 19 November 2020, 14.00 – 15.00 UK Time Every Chief Technology Officer knows that quantum computing has the potential to disrupt not just their technology but their entire industry.  Yet like nuclear fusion, it alwaysContinue reading “QUANTUM COMPUTING (19th November 2020)”