Telecommunications minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced the development by the Center for Development of Telematics (CDoT) at India’s first international quantum summit.
Quantum networks block the threat of cyberattack using quantum encryption, which is considered unhackable. The Indian government showed its confidenceby offering a bounty to anyone who manages to infiltrate the system.
“We are also launching a hackathon, a challenge round, for anybody who breaks this system developed by CDoT, we will be giving $1 million per break," said Vaishnaw.
In February, India announced it is building its first
dedicated quantum computing center
, and a team of Indian and American officials launched a
at the first meeting of the India-U.S.
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