Thursday, July 19, 2018

DHS investigates blockchain for IoT

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a grant to Factom to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure Internet...
Bank for International Settlements

BIS slams cryptocurrencies (and blockchains, for good measure)

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has published a damning assessment of cryptocurrencies and by extension blockchains or distributed ledger technology (DLT, as it prefers). In addition to the relevant chapter, from...
Blue Frontiers adopts Kleros for dispute resolution

Kleros delivers dispute resolution for floating cities

This week, scientists reported that the Antarctic was losing 200 billion tonnes of ice per year (registration required). The result is that sea levels are rising at 0.6mm per year. It...

Spiking and Nebulas to partner for blockchain financial signals search and processing

Spiking and Nebulas have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop core search technologies. Spiking is a blockchain asset validation and AI-driven crypto trading infrastructure. Nebulas is a decentralised platform which...

Fancy a punt on blockchain ETFs?

Fancy a bet on blockchain technology with an ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund)? It looks as if this is already possible. The downside: you will have to invest real (fiat) money. Bitcoins or ETHs...
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Money Trade Coin $75 million ICO scam

Money Trade Coin (MTC) is the latest ICO to be exposed as a scam. In this case, the scam is believed to have netted over $75 million. Police in Mumbai, India...

SophiaTX and Bizcode partner on blockchain in Poland

SophiaTX and BizCode partner to bring blockchain innovations to Poland. BizCode is a consulting and software development company focused on SAP Business One implementations, ERP and e-commerce integration services as well...

MDsquare: telemedicine powered by blockchain

MDsquare is a new, Korean-sourced, telemedicine app powered and secured by blockchain technology. It will launch its TMED token sale next month (July, 2017). The service aims to connect patients to...
Blockchain

Global Blockchain Technologies collaborates with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) has announced a proof-of-concept (PoC) collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). They will collaborate on developing a peer-to-peer (P2P) decentralized marketplace for cloud services geared towards enterprise...

Can blockchain facilitate GDPR’s “right to be forgotten”?

The “right to be forgotten” is a key element of the new GDPR regulation which has dominated most enterprise's agenda for many past months. In theory, since May 25th, everyone in...

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Why don't security teams and managers talk?

Why don’t security teams and their bosses talk?

Security intelligence and management firm Exabeam warns that the disconnect between CIOs/CISOs and their security operation centres (SOCs) is something companies urgently need to...
UKFast launches ClearCloud

UKFast launches ClearCloud

UKFast has announced the launch of ClearCloud. This new business will support public cloud offerings from AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google. It will run...
Hackers getting in through the backdoor

Hackers getting in through the backdoor

Malwarebytes has released its Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques: Q2 2018 report. It reveals a change in attack focus with cryptomining, malvertising and ransomware attacks...

900+ pages of Blockchain in UK self-importance: probably worth a miss

The Big Innovation Centre, DAG Global and Deep Knowledge Analytics have released a 900+ page monster report called ‘Blockchain in UK’ (sic). This claims...
Christian Koch talks IoT security 

Christian Koch talks IoT security

Enterprise Times recently met with Christian Koch, Senior Manager GRC & IoT/OT at NTT Security (Germany) GmbH to talk about IoT security. It is...

Brexit is happening, even though it is not even agreed

For those who believe that Brexit will only occur on March 29th, 2019, they are mistaken. At the national level such an assertion might...
Cyber Re:Coded 2018

Cyber Re:coded – a new cyber security recruitment event

The Cyber Security Challenge UK has announced a new cyber security recruitment fair - Cyber Re:coded. The recruitment fair is being touted as Europe's...
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Blockchain and supply chain market to grow at 87%

Research and Markets now offer the long-winded (by title) "Blockchain Supply Chain Market by Application (Payment & Settlement, Counterfeit Detection, Smart Contracts, Risk &...

Accenture and Thales demonstrate blockchain for Aerospace and Defence

Accenture and Thales are demonstrating, at the Farnborough Air Show, a new blockchain-based system. Their joint effort aims to secure and streamline the complex...
Business confidence hits two-year high

Business confidence hits two-year high

The latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank shows a rise in confidence among UK businesses. Confidence has now risen above the long...
Franck Braunstedter on cloud security

Franck Braunstedter on cloud security

Franck Braunstedter is the Senior Manager Cyber Defense and Cloud Security at NTT Security. He recently sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about...
Banking Trojans tackle cryptomining malware

Banking Trojans fail to unseat cryptomining malware

Cryptomining malware has topped the Check Point most wanted malware lists for months. A trio of returning banking Trojans are challenging that dominance. According...
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Setting defaults for Word Documents

Do you get really frustrated that every time you want to create a new document in Word, you have to select the text, the...

Xero integrates with BBVA API Market for small businesses

Xero, a cloud accounting software provider, is collaborating with BBVA API Market to give Xero users access to the bank's BBVA Compass accounts through...