01 Dec 2022 4 min read

QuSecure’s Rebecca Krauthamer Named One of Industry’s Most Innovative Women of the Year in Technology

Company Co-Founder and CPO Recognized as Award Winner in Most Innovative Woman of the Year – Technology Awards Category of 19th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business Program 

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Dec. 1, 2022 — QuSecure™, Inc., a leader in post-quantum cybersecurity (PQC), today announced that Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) Rebecca Krauthamer has been honored in the 19th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business awards program as an award winner in the Most Innovative Women of the Year – Technology awards category.  

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition produced by the creators of the prestigious International Business Awards® and American Business Awards®. More than 1,500 nominations from organizations and individuals around the world from 27 nations were submitted to the awards this year. More than 200 business professionals made up the judging committees and determined the award winners. 

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the judging committee and to be considered among the ranks of so many incredible, innovative women,” said Ms. Krauthamer. “People and organizations have a right to trust that their data is protected and I’m proud to be part of QuSecure’s mission to help organizations protect their encrypted data and secure private information. As the world accelerates toward an inevitable quantum future, we all face very real cyberthreats. At QuSecure, we are working hard building quantum-safe cryptography software to ensure a safer future for everyone. We developed QuSecure’s QuProtect solution to uniquely combine post-quantum technologies providing secure, interoperable cybersecurity to protect networks from today’s classical threats and future quantum threats.” 

QuSecure enables organizations to leverage quantum resilient technology for the first time to help prevent today’s cyberattacks, while future-proofing networks and preparing for post-quantum cyberthreats. QuSecure provides quantum-resilient cryptography, anytime, anywhere and on any device. Its QuProtect post-quantum cybersecurity (PQC) software-based solution uses an end-to-end quantum-security-as-a-service (QSaaS) architecture that addresses the digital ecosystem’s most vulnerable aspects, uniquely combining zero-trust, next-generation post-quantum-cryptography, quantum-strength keys, high availability, easy deployment, and active defense into a comprehensive and interoperable cybersecurity suite. The end-to-end approach is designed around the entire data lifecycle as data is stored, communicated and used. 

About Rebecca Krauthamer
Rebecca Krauthamer is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at QuSecure. She studied Symbolic Systems at Stanford University. In 2020 Ms. Krauthamer was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for her work in quantum computing and was recently named as one of the top 12 Women Shaping Quantum Computing. She serves on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Futures Council on Quantum Computing, as well as the drafting committee for the WEF cybersecurity and governance reports on “Transitioning to a Quantum-Secure Economy” and “Quantum Computing Governance Principles.” She co-founded and co-directs QuForce, a fellowship program that provides mentorship and grants to individuals from non-traditional backgrounds to work on research projects in quantum. QuForce has a mission to inspire and support the incoming generation of innovators who will shape the quantum computing ecosystem. Ms. Krauthamer also serves on the advisory board of the AI Ethics Journal and is a contributing member of the Newsweek Expert Forum. Previously she served as CEO of Quantum Thought, a venture studio for quantum computing applications.  

About the Stevie Awards
The Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com. 

About QuSecure
QuSecure is a leader in post-quantum cybersecurity with a mission to protect enterprise and government data from quantum and classical cybersecurity threats. Its quantum-safe solutions provide an easy transition path to quantum resiliency across any organization. The company’s QuProtect solution is the industry’s first PQC software-based platform uniquely designed to protect encrypted communications and data with quantum-resilience using a quantum secure channel. QuSecure has current customer deployments in banking/finance, healthcare, space/satellite, IT/data enterprises, datacenters, and various Department of Defense agencies. QuSecure is investor backed and has offices in Silicon Valley. For more information visit www.qusecure.com 


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