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Los Alamos securing communications

A team of Los Alamos scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colo., and Albion College, in Albion, Mich., have achieved quantum key distribution (QKD) at telecommunications industry wavelengths in a 50-kilometer (31 mile) optical fiber.

Standing strong: Partnering for a robust IT backbone

Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tom Ridge says that no matter if discussions are about cyberterrorist attacks launched at federal agencies or cash-driven assaults targeted at large enterprises, cooperation and collaboration of federal and corporate efforts is crucial to protecting the nation’s IT backbone.

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