Chinese walls or not...

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 1:37 pm

Will Lindy Cameron the new chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre take an interest in the goings on at key supplier Post Quantum?

Over the summer Post Quantum hit the headlines when it beat technology giants IBM and Microsoft to the finals of a global competition to find an to the answer to of quantum computing, a type of uber cyber security. Click on the link below to read The Times piece in case you don't recall:

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/post-quantum-british-team-beats-giants-in-bid-to-save-the-internet-6qspwp9bw

Anyway, a regular snout has got in touch to point out that Post Quantum's investors include China-linked venture capital firm VMS Asset Management, whose directors include Alexander Tai.

According to VMS's website Tai is a "committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Shandong Province".

Er, last time Betaville checked China was reckoned to be the West’s biggest cyber threat!..

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