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VPN provider Citrix hacked, up to 6TB of data accessed, Hacker returns and puts 26 million user records for sale on the dark web, and more …
Samsung Blockchain wallet will tutor you to store your Bitcoin, Ethereum on Galaxy S10, Critical bug in WINRAR affects all versions released in the last 19 years, and more…
2018 was a rollercoaster for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. Over $1 Billion in cryptocurrency was lost to hackers through a variety of techniques.
Top Hack Types Included:
Exchange Hacks: $907,500,000
Other Threats: $108,500,000
Software Flaws: $24,098,000
51% Attacks: $20,800,000
My article dispells the myth surrounding the participation of nodes in a Blockchain network.
Blockchain is creating a buzz in the market, and rightfully so. Why not? It’s one of the
revolutionary technology inventions after the Internet revolution of 1990’s and Smart
Phone revolution of late 2000’s. Undoubtedly, some of the startups and enterprises are
already on their way to disrupt markets. They are leveraging this new invention by way of
doing proof of concepts, building prototypes, and looking to reimagine and reinvent some
of their business processes using Blockchain.
In this article, I would first define Blockchain as to level set our shared understanding, then
delve into some of the key use cases where Service Providers could benefit by using
Make sure to heed these lessons when considering security for your blockchain system.
The pros of outsourced cybersecurity for solving your unique security needs.
Dynamic work environments create new threats and steps for managing them.
As the world of technology innovation evolves, the avant-garde concepts of blockchain applicability continue to multiply and mature. For blockchain solutions to become integrated with enterprise cyber security architectures, certain standards must be met.
Although much blockchain development takes place in the private sector, states and government funding agencies are also advancing the technology through legislation, pilot projects and research. This article identifies specific work being done by California, Vermont and Ohio.
A critical look at the wide array of biblical traditions and contradictions, and how Blockchain Technology could help verification and scholarship in the area of theology
Distributed ledgers could help public health workers respond faster to a crisis.
The link above is the slide deck for the July 2017 Meet Up in Arlington, VA (Wash. DC)
The state of Delaware has passed amendments to state law that make explicit the right to trade stocks on a blockchain, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.
Block-chain university programs & Block-chain-related jobs are on the rise
27 Other industries that can benefit from block-chain, aside from banking
Block-chain and it’s use cases beyond Finance
How Block-chain might affect your business