Tuesday, September 22, 2020

SIMBA Chain develops blockchain-based system for securing sensitive R&D

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract of $200,000 to SIMBA Chain to architect a single, proof-of-concept blockchain-based system. The objective...
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Is this the future of employee pay?

ADP has announced Wisely Pay, a new way for employers to pay their workers with cash cards. The rise of the gig economy has brought many new challenge and opportunities to human...

Want to watch (yes, watch) ERC20 tokens cross a blockchain bridge?

POA Network (POA) has announced it will showcase the fast, seamless $1 million transfer in POA native tokens from POA Network to Ethereum network and back in under 5 minutes. This...

American Heart Association, Hitachi Vantara and BurstIQ combine Covid-19 datasets

The American Heart Association, Hitachi Vantara and BurstIQ offer Covid-19 datasets to researchers and clinicians. The purpose is to examine the relationship with other health conditions and health disparities. “People living in...

Fujitsu tools to assess risks associated with smart contracts

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd and Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co, Ltd (Fujitsu) have announced the development of technology that can verify, in advance, risks associated with smart contracts. The announcement occurred...
Blockchain Catch-up

Enterprise Times: blockchain catch-up

This is an occasional start-of-the-week Enterprise Times blockchain catch-up. It is not intended to be comprehensive, first to highlight developments covered and then, in a second section, listing a selection of...

SUKU adds IoT and RFID to its blockchain-based supply chain platform

Citizens Reserve, a startup with its 'supply-chain-as-a-service' platform SUKU, is partnering with Smartrac Technology Group, a provider of Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) products and IoT solutions, to use blockchain technology. Their joint...

Blockchain for AGM voting

Banco Santander and Broadridge Financial Solutions completed a practical use of blockchain for investor voting at the Bank's annual general meeting (AGM) in March. This implementation employs blockchain technology to enhance...
IBM Rapid Supplier Connect

IBM Rapid Supplier Connect, Covid-19 and medical supply shortages

IBM is adding its blockchain technology to combating Covid-19 with the announcement of 'IBM Rapid Supplier Connect'. This is a blockchain-based network designed to help government agencies and healthcare organisations identify...
Accenture Blockchain Node

Accenture enables interoperability between blockchain platforms

Accenture enables business process synchronization between Digital Asset, R3 Corda, Hyperledger Fabric and Quorum distributed ledger platforms. It has has developed and tested two technology solutions which enable different blockchain enabled...


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Home office under fire for 120% surge in data loss incidents

The UK Home Office recorded a 120% surge in data loss incidents over the two most recent financial years. There were 1,895 individual incidents...
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Would you ransomware test your IT infrastructure?

Ransomware attacks continue to proliferate, and organisations continue to pay to get their data back. In the last week, the UK National Cyber Security...

HPB hardware random numbers decentralised applications

The HPB blockchain proposes a distributed and verifiable hardware random number solution with a designed-in incentive mechanism. This emerges from a blockchain project combining...
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Rise in outbound email drives increase in data breaches

A rise in outbound email, driven by COVID-19 and work from home, is being blamed for an increase in data breaches. Overall, 93% of...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 36 (to w/e 18th September)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 36. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
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What makes a great channel partner?

In this podcast, Beata Wright, Executive Vice President of global partner ecosystems at Unit4, talks about what it takes to become a great channel...
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Facebook complains data transfer ruling would end its EU businesses

Facebook has claimed its EU businesses are threatened if it can’t continue to exfiltrate EU data to the US for processing. The claim comes...
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Rapyd launches European card acquiring platform

Rapyd, a global fintech and "Finance as a service" company announced a major expansion of its European card acquiring platform. The company has added...

Crypto.com and BCG Platinion’s report on DeFi

Crypto.com and BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Platinion have released a report on Decentralized Finance (DeFi), an area they see as being where growth is...
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monday.com to graduate partner channel

monday.com, the fast-growing work management platform is strengthening investment in its partner ecosystem. The company has made a series of announcements including the appointment...
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New Salesforce initiative targets talent gap

Salesforce has launched the Salesforce Talent Alliance. The alliance aims to help increase the number of skilled Salesforce workers in the ecosystem. The target?...

Mastercard launches testing CBDC platform for central banking

Mastercard has launched a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate CBDC use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution...
Another Zerologon bug exploit code published (Image Credit: Darwin Laganzon from Pixabay)

Another Zerologon bug exploit code published

On Monday, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) warned that it has seen publicly available code for CVE-2020-1472. Called Zerologon and discovered by Tom...

TAG completes DLT pilot for digital advertising

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has completed a 12 month cross-industry pilot programme to evaluate the feasibility and potential benefits of Distributed Ledger Technology...