Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Central bank cryptocurrency to upset the bank applecart?

Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) possesses recognised potential for the finance, and especially banking industry. While many top bankers descry Bitcoin, they understand that blockchain could open new doors to...
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Sterling Seal introduces blockchain to O-rings

Sterling Consolidated (Sterling ) through its subsidiary Sterling Seal and Supply (Sterling Seal) has engaged New York City-based Blockchain Driven to assist in developing a strategy to support the former's position...

Pareteum adds blockchain to its Global Mobility Cloud

Pareteum has announced it has completed a development enabling support of Blockchain technology to its existing billing and settlement services. This capability enables Pareteum customers to participate in the "Digital Economy...

AirFox, AirToken and opening up the developed world

AirFox is the company seeking to make the mobile internet more affordable for millions of people. In October, 2017 it announced it had reached its $15 million funding goal. It then...
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Trading Cryptocurrencies: A Beginner’s Guide – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin

Trading Cryptocurrencies: A Beginner’s Guide - Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin (Trading Cryptocurrencies) is a modest, slim book of some 70 pages (an additional 15 pages are devoted to marketing services and other...
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Bitcoin and ICOs: the 2018 question

In 2017 the Bitcoin and ICOs charge took Bitcoins from a valuation of US$952 and a market capitalisation of US$15 billion to a high point, on December 17th of US$19,939 and...

Blockchain nomenclature – what’s in a name?

You might think that 'blockchain nomenclature' is dry stuff, not worthy of a promised technological revolution. You would be wrong. Such is the froth of the Bitcoin/ICO/crypto arena that some companies have...

Blockpass chases blockchain KYC

Blockpass has revealed its roadmap for a decentralized, KYC compliant blockchain identity verification platform. Through the use of Ethereum and smart contracts, Blockpass will offer shared regulatory and compliance services for...
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Dutch Justice seeks to digitize on LegalThings blockchain

The Dutch Ministry of Justice has commissioned Dutch software company LegalThings to digitize law on blockchain. LegalThings launched its 'LegalThings One platform', an Ethereum-like platform which decentralizes contracts and laws on...

Could ICO identity compliance backfill IDaaS?

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is not new. Jumio has offered services of identity confirmation for more than five years. It can take an image of a driving licence or passport...


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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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monday.com integrates to Microsoft Teams

monday.com 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...