Monday, July 13, 2020

Cognizant: blockchain in Europe lacks industry collaboration

According to Cognizant's recent research - conducted with >1,500 European business decision makers across the banking and financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and insurance industries - Europe is conservative when assessing...

Propy sells Sevilla property via blockchain: a first in the EU?

Propy believes it has completed the first blockchain property transfer in the EU. The global real estate platform completed the sale - in Sevilla, Spain - which marked Propy's official introduction...

IBM Food Trust expands blockchain network with Carrefour

IBM is growing its food supply chain network, IBM Food Trust with the addition of Carrefour. Plus, this food safety network is now generally available after 18 months in testing, during...

Extauri to bridge traditional and crypto finance?

Extauri claims it is Europe's first secure and compliant trading platform for cryptocurrency tokens, fiat currency and traditional banking products (such as stocks, bonds, and ETFs). Extauri's professed mission is to...

Fancy blockchain? Know what you are doing?

Fancy blockchain? It is fashionable, arguably too fashionable. In some 'industries' (financial services, supply chain aviation, government) there is activity, some well-honed but more bound up in proof of concept projects....

TIBCO tools to complement blockchain

TIBCO's approach to blockchain appears to be pragmatic. Rather than dive all-in with its own blockchain framework (as with Hyperledger, R3, or the IBM, Oracle, AWS and Microsoft variants) TIBCO prefers...

EEA+Hyperledger collaborate

Through joint associate memberships, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and Hyperledger will collaborate in a joint quest to address demand for blockchain solutions with enterprise quality. EEA is the global standards organization...

Blockchain-based IIN signs up >75 banks

J.P. Morgan has expanded its Interbank Information Network (IINSM), the first live blockchain service offered by the firm. More than 75 banks (see below) have signed up to be part of...
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Salesforce Ventures invests in blockchain for first time

Despite many investments into startups Salesforce Ventures has finally invested in one that leverages blockchain. It has invested in Gospel Technology as part of a $5 million Series A funding round....

komgo – blockchain for finance, trading inspection and energy?

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions - including banks, trading companies, an inspection company and an energy major - claim to have formed 'komgo' (sic). Its alleged mission is to ‘digitalise’...


Will US legislation stop COVID-19 apps leaking user data? (Image Credit: Brian McGowan on Unsplash)

Will US legislation stop COVID-19 apps leaking user data?

COVID-19 contact tracing apps are leaking user data according to security company Avast. It claims that rushing apps to market has meant skimping on...
Spyware and stalkerware usage surges during lockdown (Image Credit: Tumisu from Pixabay )

Spyware and stalkerware usage surges during lockdown

The use of spyware and stalkerware has surged during the lockdown, claims Avast. It says usage of these privacy busting apps for the period...
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Qlik discovers importance of data analytics in fight against COVID-19

Qlik completed two surveys in 2020 that helped identify the changing use of data analytics in NHS Trusts in the UK due to COVID-19....

Symbol and wine fraud prevention by blockchain

Symbol from NEM (Symbol) has developed an enterprise blockchain designed to work in critical load situations – such as networks requiring very high speeds...
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Forter launches smart routing solution for automated payments

Forter, an eCommerce fraud prevention provider, has launched Forter Smart Routing. It is an automated payment routing solution to help merchants prevent revenue...
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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...