End-to-end encryption is important, however data is most vulnerable not when traveling from place to place, but when it’s stored or displayed at one end or the other – on a screen, on a disk, in memory, or on some device in the cloud. That’s why security experts are excited about blockchain technology, which offers the potential to provide critical endpoint security in three ways: (1) by verifying the origin of applications; (2) by confirming whether data has been tampered with; and (3) by improving user privacy.
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The era of large-scale power plants may be coming to a close, to be replaced by a smart network of microgrid energy systems that can leverage the advantages of distributed ledger technology.
Microgrids and Blockchain Powering our Energy Future
WIRED UK - Chris Baraniuk
French insurance giant AXA has launched a new flight delay insurance product using the Ethereum blockchain. Referred to as 'Fizzy', the product allows travelers to insure trips against a flight delay of two hours or more, utilizing smart contracts to store and process payouts once certain conditions are met.
AXA Uses Ethereum Blockchain for New Flight Insurance Product