From: A quantum key distribution protocol for rapid denial of service detection

BB84-AES | Biased Basis BB84 | SARG04 | Decoy State BB84 | |
---|---|---|---|---|

Mathematical Security with One-Time Pad | PC (short term) IT (long term)^{†} | IT | – (low loss) IT (higher loss) | IT |

Mathematical Security with AES-GCM | PC | PC | – (low loss) PC (higher loss) | PC |

Endpoint Denial of Service Resistance | Yes | No | No | No |

Photon Number Splitting Resistance | Two-photon | No | Two-photon | Yes |

Sifting Efficiency (ζ) | 100% | \({\lim_{N\rightarrow\infty}\zeta=100\%}\) | 25% | \(\frac{1}{2}\times\operatorname{Prob} (\operatorname{Signal} )\) |

Requires Hardware Changes | No | Sometimes | No | Yes |