IDEMIA Secure Transactions Partners with IIT Hyderabad on Post-Quantum Cryptography

A leading company in post-quantum cryptography, IDEMIA Secure Transactions has engaged in a research agreement with IIT Hyderabad, one of India’s leading technology institutes, to empower future innovators to forge highly secure solutions.

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IDEMIA Partners with IIT Hyderabad on Post-Quantum Cryptography

IDEMIA Secure Transactions (IST), a division of IDEMIA Group, today announced a strategic research partnership with the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad) on Post-Quantum Cryptography. The partnership aims to enhance privacy frameworks against quantum threats, focusing on designing lattice-based post-quantum schemes and developing solutions that ensure the long-term security of products. IST will sponsor PhD scholars over four years as part of this initiative.


IST’s active role in advancing post-quantum cryptography in India includes collaborations with key industry and government bodies. The company contributes to standardization bodies such as TSDSI, TEC, and CDOT, demonstrating its commitment to advancing regional cryptographic research.

IDEMIA Secure Transactions is dedicated to nurturing global innovation, having forged numerous research partnerships with European universities in post-quantum studies. These alliances are geared towards propelling our future investments and advancing technological frontiers in cryptographic research.

“We are excited to embark on this journey with IDEMIA in advancing post-quantum research. IDEMIA Secure Transactions’ unparalleled expertise and commitment to innovation align seamlessly with our vision. Together, we look forward to pioneering ground-breaking solutions that will shape the future of cryptographic systems and safeguard transactions worldwide.” said Dr Mudrika Khandelwal, Dean, of Alumni and Corporate Relations, at IIT Hyderabad.

“We are very excited to launch this academic partnership with IIT Hyderabad. At IDEMIA Secure Transactions, we are committed to advancing technology and safeguarding information in the post-quantum era. By nurturing the next generation of scholars and engineers and fostering collaborations with esteemed institutions like IIT Hyderabad, we're spearheading the evolution towards a secure digital future.” said Paul DISCHAMP, Cryptography & Security Lab Director R&D at IDEMIA Secure Transactions.