Microsoft: Homomorphic Encryption Has Big Implications for Capital Markets

The company is carrying out proofs of concept with banks and asset managers on the technology that allows computation on encrypted data.

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Homomorphic encryption, a way to conduct computations on data without decrypting it, will have a significant impact on the capital markets, says a senior Microsoft executive.

Lee Bressler, director and US capital markets lead at the tech giant, says the firm is currently working on the technology.

“Homomorphic encryption allows for running queries on a database without having to have the ability to see what is in that database,” he says. “It allows different groups and parties to maintain

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