Thursday, July 9, 2020
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain catch-up Week 23 (w/e 5th June)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times 'blockchain catch-up' for Week 23. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments covered by Enterprise Times. Then, in the second...

EPAM / Fnality link-up to deliver payment-on-chain

EPAM Systems (EPAM) is partnering with Fnality International (Fnality) to deliver payment-on-chain to support tomorrow’s wholesale banking requirements. EPAM is a provider of digital platform engineering and software development services. Fnality...

Equigy harnesses blockchain and consumer-based electricity storage

In late April 2020, Equigy launched. Equigy's objective is to help balance the electricity grid and ensure security of supply for the energy transition. To do this, it uses blockchain technology...
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Forter brings Fraud Freedom for Worldpay cryptocurrency transactions

FIS has announced it has reached an agreement with Forter to help provide a new chargeback indemnification service for cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges on Worldpay. Forter is a leading eCommerce Fraud prevention...
Sixgill Integrity 2.0

Sixgill Integrity 2.0 – data integrity for enterprises/IBM Hyperledger Fabric

Sixgill's Integrity 2.0 adds IBM Hyperledger Fabric integration. Integrity 2.0 is a data authenticity solution which combines a permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain auditor in a 'hybrid-hybrid' implementation. With this,...
Energy Web

Vodafone and Energy Web bring IoT and blockchain to renewable energy

Energy Web (EW) and Vodafone Business are partnering to improve the integration of renewable and distributed energy assets within power grids. It will use blockchain technology and secure IoT connectivity (where...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain catch-up Week 22 (w/e 29th May)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times 'blockchain catch-up for Week 22. Last week had Memorial Day in the US and the late Spring Bank Holiday in the UK, so this Blockchain...

Finboot partners with London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation

Finboot is partnering with the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM) to exploit the MARCO blockchain. The latter is an organisation offering arbitration and mediation services via an expert panel...
Proof of Impact launches blockchain-based platform for CSR

Proof of Impact launches blockchain-based platform for CSR

Proof of Impact has launched a blockchain platform that it claims will "revolutionise the way people fund and experience impact". The new platform will track, verify and transact impact at the...

E-HCert – blockchain-based Covid-19 app for Cyprus

VeChain continues its collaboration with I-Dante to co-develop E-HCert App. This provides an archival solution for Covid-19 RT-PCR (real time-polymerase chain reaction) and antibodies tests (Rapid Test) records. With the Covid-19 pandemic...


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APT activity is targeting COVID-19 research

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity is on the increase with nation-state backed attacks targeting COVID-19 research. The claim comes from NTT Ltd in its...

CVA publishes key ceremony guidelines for digital asset protection

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA) has published its 'Trusted Key Ceremony Guidelines' This is an initiative coming from the from CVA's Cybersecurity Working Group....
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Kooomo launches Pick & Pack app to improve grocery online shopping experience

Kooomo, the digital eCommerce specialist, has launched an innovative Pick and Pack app. It has developed the app to improve the online shopping experience...
How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC? (Image Credit: NTT)

How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC?

Life in the SOC (Security Operation Center) is rarely slow. But as COVID-19 raged around the world and organisations scrambled to adapt to mass...
Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group (Image Credit: bruce mars on Unsplash)

Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group

Cosmic Lynx is a new Business Email Compromise (BEC) group. Unlike most BEC scams that originate in Nigeria, this one comes from Russia. To...

Xage Security and MFA for industrial operations, including legacy IoT

Xage Security (Xage) is introducing a new Multiple-Factor Authentication (MFA) offering. It will enable industrial organisations to protect entire operations across a variety of... and MS Teams (c) integrates to Microsoft Teams

0 has announced that it has integrated Microsoft Teams into its Work OS platform. This is the first of several announcements in the coming...
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OnBuy launches leading eCommerce integrations

OnBuy, a fast-growing marketplace has launched integrations with an array of leading eCommerce solutions. The integration should enable millions of retailers to join the...
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Wrike adds HTML Proofing

Wrike has added a new feature to Wrike for Marketers to assist marketers in this task: HTML proofing. Wrike for Marketers already includes the ability to...

EIC awards €5M for social innovations based on blockchain

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Prize on Blockchains for Social Good, has awarded €5M to six winners selected in a call to identify scalable,...
Irish DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

Ireland’s DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) faces a judicial review over its handling of GPDR cases against WhatsApp and Instagram. Ireland’s High Court granted the...
Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Image Credit: Makalu from Pixabay)

Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Digital adoption of banking services has hit record levels at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). In the first half of 2020, it has seen...
Krow becomes Klient

A new PSA emerges

Krow Software has rebranded as Klient. The news came in the same week as the company announced the latest version of its PSA solution,...
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European Startups Dashboard launched

The European Startups Dashboard launches today. A core element of the initiative, it aims to provide forensic intelligence about the EU startup community....