Hybrid Cloud and Blockchain Solutions are the Future for Data Backup
Migrating data backup to hybrid cloud and blockchain solutions is an evolutionary no-brainer.
Are Blockchains the Key to the Future of Web Encryption?
First Round State of Startups 2016
State of Startups 2016
Why can’t IoT stand for innovation, optimism and transparency in the finance sector?
The products which are available now that tie the financial service into a connected lifestyle are pretty limited - to say there's scope for improvement would be an understatement.
Former Senator Says Disney Should Help Fix the TSA's Long Lines
It’s going to be a long summer for anyone trying to fly. The TSA’s lines have gotten so long that places like O’Hare Airport in Chicago are telling passengers to get to the airport three hours early. But former US Senator Bob Kerrey has an idea: Ask Disney to fix the TSA.
The FDA wants medical device creators to pay attention to cybersecurity
The US Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidelines this past week to address medical devices’ cybersecurity and give manufacturers more concrete requirements when it comes to assessing the...
Incidents of cybersecurity breach shoot up 117% in India
Meanwhile, the increase in incidents of cybersecurity breach globally stood at just 39 per cent during the period under consideration (July 2014-June 2015).
Ericsson - blockchain could be used for surveillance
Bitcoin has been under the microscope in recent months after the currency was in the news several times for being used to aid in illicit activities. Many believe that the anonymity that cryptocurrencies provide makes their use attractive to criminals who need to cover their tracks; but Estonian-based Guardtime claims that blockchain, the ledger-like technology that bitcoin runs on, could do just the opposite.
Security standard proposed for Bitcoin exchanges and wallets
Canada-based C4 has developed a global cryptocurrency security standard and is looking for feedback. Read the proposal here.
The Silk Road trial: Bitcoin buccaneers
MOST internet entrepreneurs dream of transforming an industry. On January 13th, one who may have done just that went on trial in federal court in Manhattan, accused of drug-trafficking, money-laundering and operating a criminal enterprise. Ross Ulbricht, a 30-year-old Texan physics graduate, is accused of being "Dread Pirate Roberts", the founder and administrator of the Silk Road.
In the Silk Road trial, Bitcoin is a cop's best friend
For years, Bitcoin has been the Silk Road's biggest strength. Escrow wallets let money change hands safely and easily, bitcoin tumblers let users keep drug transactions at arm's length, and, for a while at least, it kept everyone off the radar of law enforcement.
With the stolen BitStamp bitcoins on the move, Reddit flies into detective mode
For all of history, bank robberies have happened primarily out of view. Sure the public may have seen the stickup, or at least the aftermath of the heist, but the movement of the cash and its re-entry into circulation has been entirely behind closed doors. That's the power of cash - it's largely untraceable.