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NQX™ quantum encryptor for data-in-motion

Quantum security for critical data in transit 

SSH NQX™ is a quantum encryption software solution for transporting Ethernet and IP traffic across any network, private or public. It is certified at Finnish TL III (EU confidential) level for cryptographic protection against data leaks, breaches, misuse and interference for data in motion in data centers, offices and sites.

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Fast transfers with minimal impact on the user experience

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Persistent encryption down to the last byte of data

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Defend against advanced DDoS threats

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protection beyond tomorrow

Long-term data protection for permanent secrets

Advances in Quantum Computing threaten long term data confidentiality by allowing new attacks towards key exchange and authentication. Moreover, encrypted data harvested today can be hacked when quantum computing is available. 

NQX’s Quantum Safe Cryptography (QSC) key exchange and authentication methods together with strong encryption ensure your data will stay safe over time, even after the emergence of the quantum threat.

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Secured service availability

Ensuring service availability is one of the cornerstones of network security. Distributed Denial of Servcie (DDoS) and similar attacks against service availability are cheap and easily available as of today.

NQX’s high resiliency to networks attacks is based on a sophisticated dual IP stack and adaptive key exchange which allows you to stay operational even under severe attacks.

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Less is more

Attack footprint minimized

Operating over (untrusted) networks expose resources used in these networks to various known and unknown attacks.

NQX minimizes complexity by implementing only the minimal number of software components to achieve robust secure and quantum resilient network interconnections. Place complex unified network devices with a larger attack footprint inside an easy-to-manage and highly-protected environment secured by NQX.

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Operations made easy

Operating a secure network is can be labor-intensive. Setting up  tunnels, keys and other security parameters with a variety of tools is prone to errors. Providing a timely and consistent view of a large distributed system state from various logs is hard, and a failure to do so will leave the door open for unwanted visitors.

NQX Central Manager (CM) provides an easy-to-use tool for all tasks needed for day-to-day operations. CM’s sophisticated workflow and repository functions help administrators to provision well maintained services with consistent security. 

Traficom annouces NQX certificatioN

Certified by the Finnish NCSA for the transport of classified data

Traficom is the National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) at the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency. 

NQX software has been certified as a cryptographic product for protecting classified information according to Finnish national (FI) confidential security requirements. 

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Traficom has certified the SSH NQX appliance as a cryptographic product for protecting classified information according to Finnish national (FI) TL III (Confidential) security requirements.

Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom)

Protect critical and classified data-in-transit with ironclad security

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Robust encryption at high speed

Your data is secure between data centers, and on transport networks, like WAN (Wide Area Network) and the Internet, without detrimental effects to either the payload or control data.

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Persistent encryption down to the last byte

With NQX rule-based forwarding, every data packet can be forced to use the selected output interface and next-hop address, overruling normal routing. This ensures secure data routing that meets your strict security policies and regulatory mandates.

Retail

Defend against advanced DDoS threats

When protecting national business-critical network communications, compliance and regulations (such as GDPR and NISD2) are just the beginning. With quantum-ready algorithms, you are guaranteed to secure data-in-transit even under heavy Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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Connectivity off-the-shelf

The NQX appliance portfolio includes various models to meet requirements ranging from small remote sites to data centers. A robust desktop model allows flexible deployment in even the harshest environments. The rack-mountable appliance can deliver tens of Gigabits of bandwidth of encrypted data with minimal latency.

Government

Centralized control and high availability

Manage, create and adjust security policies and VPN connections with a centrally-managed and browser-based UI. Forget managing large amounts of parameters and replace with  simple workflow tools. Improve efficiency while mitigating the risk of human error and misconfiguration.

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State-of-the-art encryption ready for tomorrow's networks 

New software versions can be easily updated to NQX nodes via the central management tool. The NQX architecture allows implementing new features on currently available appliance models. New features don't require hardware upgrades.

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What makes NQX quantum-ready?

  • NQX uses quantum-resilient encryption and authentication algorithms
  • NQX comes with key exchange support hardening to mitigate against quantum threats
  • NQX is software-based to enable easy, fast and cost-effective future transition to post-quantum cryptography (PQC) algorithms
  • NQX is upgradeable to Quantum Safe and to Post Quantum Cryptography
  • The Utility data plane is protected from Quantum Threat using non-scaleable technologies
  • NQX is protected from the Quantum Threat using new set of algorithms that are believed to be hard for Quantum Computers

Learn more about NQX customers and use cases

NQX use cases