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Cryptocurrency

Chamber of Digital Commerce Releases Guidance on ICOs to Support Self-Regulatory Approach

The Chamber of Digital Commerce’s (CDC) industry initiative has released a comprehensive report outlining guidelines for the token ecosystem and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The report, Understanding Digital Tokens: Market Overviews & Guidelines for Policymakers & Practitioners, was prepared by the Token Alliance, an industry-led initiative of the CDC. Comprising of more than 350 global industry […]

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Cryptocurrency

DSTOQ Launches MVP of Decentralized Stock Exchange for Security Tokens

DSTOQ, a licensed, decentralized stock exchange for trading security tokens, has come out of stealth mode and launched its minimum viable product (MVP), the company said on Monday. The first version of the DSTOQ platform, which allows users to invest in real-world assets including equity, bonds and gold using cryptocurrency, runs on the Stellar blockchain […]

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Anti-malware

MUD: The Solution to Our Messy Enterprise IoT Security Problems?

30th July, 2018 By Louis Creager   The ‘Manufacturer Usage Description’ proposal from IETF offers a promising route for bolstering security across the industry.   While Internet of Things (IoT) devices offer plenty of impressive capabilities that improve efficiency through industrial and workplace applications, they unequivocally continue to pose major security liabilities. Many IoT devices […]

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Cryptocurrency

Catalonian Government Plans Use of Blockchain in Public Administration

The government of Catalonia is developing a formal plan and strategy to implement blockchain in public administration activities and become “a pioneer in the implementation of this technology,” according to an official release. The Department of Digital Policies will be responsible for formulating the “impulse plan” before December 31. The strategic plan, which will be […]

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Anti-malware

Gmail’s Problematic Confidential Mode

28th July, 2018 By Stu Sjouwerman   Some technical security measures may seem to promise more security than they actually deliver. It’s good to understand their limitations, and to make employees aware of those same limitations in regular awareness training.   A current case in point may be a recent update to Google’s Gmail service. […]

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Cryptocurrency

SEC Commissioner Publishes Dissent Letter Disagreeing with the Agency’s Bitcoin ETF Rejection

A commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published a letter of dissent that disagrees with the agency’s decision to reject a second attempt by the Winklevoss twins to launch the first-ever Bitcoin ETF. Yesterday it was announced that the SEC had denied an application from Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of […]

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Cryptocurrency

BitMEX Breaks Record for Bitcoin Trading Telling CoinJournal its Time to Rejoin the Party!

One of the most used cryptocurrency exchanges, BitMEX, has hit a record one million bitcoin traded in a single day. Co-founder and CEO Arthur Hayes gave CoinJournal his thoughts on why, and what the near future might hold. “After dipping below $6,000, Bitcoin is rallying aggressively,” said Hayes, who like many others in the crypto-space […]

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Anti-malware

Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 26, 2018

—–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA256   ******************************************************************** Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 26, 2018 ********************************************************************   Security Advisories Released or Updated on July 26, 2018 ===================================================================   * Microsoft Security Advisory ADV180012    – Title: Microsoft Guidance for Speculative Store Bypass  – https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/    advisory/ADV180012  – Reason for Revision: Microsoft is announcing […]

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Cryptocurrency

Cache Is Aiming to Boost Blockchain Development for Global Mass Adoption

Blockchain development shouldn’t be rocket science. At the moment, though, the development of the technology is complicated and can be confusing, making it difficult to produce meaningful applications that will achieve mass adoption for end users. For Cache, a token and series of projects, it believes that it has the answer to this problem. As […]

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Cryptocurrency

VC Firm Morgan Creek Digital Leads Seed Round in CityBlock Capital

A venture capitalist and founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets has announced today that it’s led a seed round with CityBlock Capital, which is attempting to build a VC firm that is more in tune with today’s digital age. In the announcement, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, who’s also a partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets, explained […]