Quantum Computing Services

Helping organizations get post-quantum ready

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Quantum computing capabilities are exploding, causing disruption and incredible opportunities. But many technology and business leaders don’t understand the impact this technology will have on their businesses—the tremendous potential improvements and the risk to data and critical business processes.

We’re helping organizations identify real use cases and value, assess their risk, and take action today to be post-quantum ready.

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Quantum computing takes advantage of the strange ability of subatomic particles to exist in more than one state at any time. Due to how the tiniest of particles behave, operations can be done much more quickly and use less energy than classical computers.

So, what does this mean for your business?

On the positive side, organizations should view quantum computing as a competitive advantage. New quantum-inspired algorithms will bring innovative solutions and approaches to product development. In addition, quantum computing can reduce time to market and optimize customer delivery.

On the flip side, quantum computing poses a significant risk to organizations. Researchers have shown how quantum computing could kill—or at least significantly weaken—current cryptography systems. A quantum computer will instantly render today’s security systems obsolete and break the encryption of sensitive data protected by such security systems. This puts your organization’s data, intellectual property (IP, patents, customer information, and data) at risk. Any information shared on public channels now or in the future will become vulnerable. For industries such as financial services and healthcare with significant regulatory requirements for data privacy and security, quantum will have a significant business, legal, and ethical impact.

Example areas of risk include:

  • Protecting government and military communications
  • Securing financial and banking transactions
  • Assuring the confidentiality of medical data and healthcare records
  • Safeguarding the storage of personal data in the cloud
  • Restricting access to confidential corporate networks

Post-Quantum encryption—new capabilities and algorithms that are resistant to attacks by both classical and quantum computers—to keep information assets secure even after a large-scale quantum computer is available, is underway. Leading organizations such as the Chicago Quantum Exchange are advancing research and education in the science and engineering of quantum information.

While quantum may still be several years away, organizations need to take steps to prepare today. Our quantum computing services are helping organizations with Post-Quantum Risk Assessments, Readiness workshops, and planning quantum road maps.

Key steps you should take today:

  • Select a quantum champion
  • Conduct a post-quantum readiness workshop
  • Identify quantum computing use cases, value to your organization, and potential risks
  • Chart a quantum course and multi-year road map. Some use cases like those using hybrid classical and quantum annealing may show advantage this year!
  • Start your journey and re-assess the road map every 6-12 months. Update the plan based on new quantum computing discoveries and developments, as well as changes in your business and industry
  • Be prepared! Be flexible!

Identify real use cases

Using Quantum in Your Organization


Protiviti helps organizations identify real use cases to drive value to your organization. Below are examples of how quantum computing might help you.


Identify real use cases

Financial Services

  • Rebalance documented portfolio gains
  • Optimize trading trajectory
  • Analyze credit risk
  • Integrate AI for better fraud detection

Healthcare

  • Optimize search data for better AI diagnostic aids from faint marks in MRIs to overall symptom comparisons
  • Model and simulate drugs and molecules
  • Analyze genetics

Consumer Goods and Manufacturing

  • Revolutionize all areas of moving product
  • Create complex engineering designs (chips to ideal molecules)
  • Improve AI for autonomous driving GPS navigation

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications

  • Better, faster search capabilities 
  • Boost AI and ML, optimized training data, and new algorithms
  • Optimize advertising and marketing analysis
  • Verify and validate software

Power, Utilities and Renewables

  • Improve sensor development
  • Optimize network designs and distribution of energy
  • Maximize oil well output

 

Leadership

Scott Laliberte
Scott is the Global Leader of Protiviti’s Emerging Technology Group. Scott and his team enable clients to leverage emerging technologies and methodologies to innovate, while helping organizations transform and succeed by focusing on business value and managing risk. His ...

Bridging the Gap Between Science and Business


Protiviti partners with organizations, leading the advancement of quantum computing and physics. Our partnerships with national laboratories, distinguished university professors, and technology and industry leaders allow us to bridge the gap between science and business.

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