Category: Security

Worldpay’s Peter Tran Remains Skeptical About Blockchain for Cybersecurity

“In the cybersecurity industry, there’s always a new shiny ‘tech toy’ or novel approach around the corner, so it’s important to not be myopic that blockchain for cybersecurity will be akin to finding the cure for the common cold. As promising as blockchain may be, the industry is far from universal adoption,” warns Peter Tran, Vice President and Head of Global Cyber Defense & Security Strategy at Worldpay. As cybersecurity …
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5 Things to Know About Fintech, According to NASAA President Joseph Borg

Who better to learn about Fintech from than NASAA President and Director of the Alabama Securities Commission Joseph Borg? I sat down with Joe for a lengthy discussion about what millennials and baby boomers need to know about the fintech space. 1. Technology Outruns Regulation, Always “The crossroads between financial services and technology, a la fintech, is the wave of the future, and it’s here now,” said Joseph Borg, Director of the Alabama …
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How Can Cryptocurrency Users Ward Off Cyberattacks?

We’ve all read the headlines. ICO funding thefts have hardly been low profile. It’s curious, though, that what was labeled by so many as simply a vehicle for criminal misdoings should itself be the target of criminal activity. But as cryptocurrencies grow in value, it’s becoming clear that they’re not going away anytime soon. So, how can cryptocurrencies and their users ward off cybercriminals? Hacking attacks are somewhat confusing to …
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2017 Was an Excellent Year for Criminals Executing Phishing Attacks

Internet users are subject to some major external threats these days. It has become evident that phishing is still one of the biggest concerns to take note of right now. A new report issued by APWG shows that cryptocurrency users are – and will remain – a major target for phishing campaigns. The Future of Phishing Attacks Any report related to phishing attacks needs to be taken seriously these days. Even though …
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