Category: Security

Vesta Equity and Algorand breathe new life into real etate tokenization

Vesta Equity and Algorand breathe new life into real etate tokenization

Vesta’s new platform gives homeowners the ability to convert equity into digital assets that can then be sold to accredited investors without compounding interest. 1584 Total views 14 Total shares Global equity marketplace Vesta Equity has chosen the Algorand blockchain to launch its new real estate tokenization services, disrupting a decades-old industry and opening up […]

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Former US Director of cybersecurity: Crypto ransomware ‘running wild’

Former US Director of cybersecurity: Crypto ransomware ‘running wild’

Ransomware is something the “average American” is worried about, says former cybersecurity top dog Chris Krebs 22751 Total views 46 Total shares Former Department of Homeland Security official Christopher Krebs called for greater governmental oversight of cryptocurrency in an interview yesterday, saying that anonymous payments are a threat “the average American is concerned about.”  In […]

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Oracle wants to bring blockchain to the masses through a crypto-secure data offering

Oracle wants to bring blockchain to the masses through a crypto-secure data offering

While blockchain is known for bringing trust and transparency to multi-party workflows, it can also ensure the immutability of business-critical data. Realizing this potential, technology giant Oracle has announced a crypto-secure data management offering that will be provided as a free feature for Oracle converged database users.  Juan Loaiza, executive vice president, Mission-Critical Database Technologies at Oracle, told Cointelegraph […]

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Step by step: How crypto fraud and security breaches are investigated

Step by step: How crypto fraud and security breaches are investigated

It’s every exchange’s worst nightmare: Falling victim to a security breach. An incident can disrupt a trading platform’s operations for weeks, affect customer confidence and damage a carefully cultivated reputation — even causing crypto markets to fall in some cases. Crypto companies have been ramping up their security measures in recent years, determined to ensure […]

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As faith in audits falter, the DeFi community ponders security alternatives

As faith in audits falter, the DeFi community ponders security alternatives

As the attacks launched against popular decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols grow ever-more complex, the efficacy of audits from major security companies have in turn come under scrutiny — and some members of the DeFi community have already begun building homegrown alternatives. “I think that now, after all the hacks we’ve had, we basically understand that […]

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