Category: Security

The Internet of (Insecure) Things: Could Blockchain Be the Solution?

The Internet of Things is taking a while to get off the ground. And with so many high-profile hacking attacks and PR disasters affecting big players like Yahoo and Jeep, it’s hardly surprising. The Internet of Things is looking a lot more like the Internet of Insecure Things, as parents watch their children’s smart dolls being hacked and patients worry about who’s controlling their cardiac devices. According to a survey by …
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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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Hacking in Crypto: Cutting-Edge Cybersecurity Measures

Cybersecurity has become one of the biggest threats of our time, with about 7% of the world’s economic output at risk of being stolen. Blockchain technology is one solution, which is why so many new blockchain startups have appeared on the scene to tackle the issue of cybersecurity, but is that enough? Which ones are actually effective? Looking at the most protected systems in the world – such as supercomputers employed by the U.S. …
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Blockchain Technology Could End the 6-Year Security Famine

We’ve heard a lot about cybersecurity and the blockchain. Specifically, about how businesses around the world can leverage blockchain technology to detect suspicious behavior in real time, eradicate human error, and ward off the threat of DDoS attacks rampant in our current system. But is blockchain technology really the answer to cybersecurity professionals’ prayers? Mark Tonnesen thinks it is. “Blockchain could be the answer to the perpetual shortage of security talent. …
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