SandboxAQ, Mount Sinai Health System Collaborate On Data Protection


Ongoing collaborations will seek to protect millions of patient records using sophisticated encryption technology.

Sandbox AQ, an enterprise SaaS company leveraging quantum tech and AI, announced a collaboration with Mount Sinai Health System to launch Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) solutions, a broad security technology solution to protect patient data against current and future cybersecurity threats.

Sandbox has developed SaaS-based enterprise modules that incorporate the latest encryption protocol standards recently ratified by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology). Through Sandbox AQ, Mount Sinai Health System will incorporate PQC protocols into its network to provide increased security for millions of customers and their sensitive data.

“Our collaboration with Sandbox AQ propels our security and technology strategies forward, enabling us to deliver advanced, secure cutting-edge products to our patients,” said Kristin Myers, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Mount Sinai Health System and Dean for Information Technology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “Protecting patient data against cyber threats is incredibly important to us.”

“Quantum technology will quickly render today’s RSA-based encryption obsolete, so it’s imperative that we protect the world’s sensitive data against the next generation of cyberattacks,” said Jack D. Hidary, CEO of Sandbox AQ, which officially launched today. “Mount Sinai is one of the first healthcare systems planning to implement PQC protocols into its health network to protect its customers and transform its business. We look forward to collaborating with them on this project.”