Chainalysis announces global rollout of anti-money laundering compliance solution for Tether

Blockchain analysis provider Chainalysis has announced the global launch of its compliance solution in partnership with Tether.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT) for Token Issuers is a real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution that monitors a token from issuance to redemption.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Jonathan Levin, co-founder of Chainalysis said: “Stablecoins like Tether, which peg their value to other assets, were developed to appeal to mainstream audiences who are...

Sacramento Kings to auction and verify memorabilia through Consensys-powered platform

The Sacramento Kings have partnered with ConsenSys to introduce a new auction platform that allows users to bid live on in-game sports gear through the latter’s supply chain product Treum. Each auctioned item will be authenticated on this platform, giving fans assurance that every single gear they intend to buy is authentic.

The auction platform will be available via Kings.com/Auction and the award-winning Sacramento Kings + Golden 1 Center app and Kings.com. Fans would be able...

MPC Alliance launches to further multi-party computation message

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Consortia are increasingly being seen as the way forward when it comes to true consensus across adoption of blockchain technologies – and the newly-launched MPC Alliance can be seen as the latest example.

The Alliance, which makes its public debut at the Blockchain Expo North America event today, focuses on ‘improving the security and privacy of personal and professional data through the application of privacy-preserving secure multi-party computation (MPC)’, in the...

US Air Force looking to blockchain for defence data security, says Constellation

The US Air Force (USAF) is looking to blockchain to secure a variety of data sources in its defence operations, according to a statement from Constellation Network.

The San Francisco-based startup announced it had signed a working contract with the Air Force as part of its USAF SMIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Phase I program.

2020欧洲杯投注盘口"Constellation will create a leap in the USAF's current capabilities with a focus on the agile interoperability of both legacy and future...

MIT warns again of blockchain security risks in upcoming report

2020欧洲杯投注盘口An upcoming report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will state that publicly reported losses by cyberattacks against blockchain systems since 2011 has exceeded $1 billion.

The finding appeared in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal written by Stuart Madnick, professor of information technologies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Madnick noted the upcoming study would analyse 72 cases of publicly reported blockchain system security breaches.

The...

Why existing blockchain custody offerings are ‘invariably’ not secure – and what can be done about it

Writing for Bitcoin.com in January, Tanzeel Akhtar explains that, according to research by the Bank of New York Mellon, there is ‘increasing demand in the market for a traditional, established custodian to provide secure storage of cryptocurrencies.’ “For many it is the bridge that will support institutional capital moving into the cryptocurrency market,” Akhtar added.

This need for an extra layer of reassurance – as the crypto markets begin to stabilise following a...

Tangem raises $15 million to help push through blockchain-enabled smart cards

Tangem, a Swiss manufacturer of blockchain-based smartcard wallets, has raised $15 million (£11.6m) from Tokyo-based digital asset venture investment firm SBI Crypto Investment.

The manufacturer, which claims to be a pioneer in making cryptocurrencies as easy to use as cash, is now attracting additional investment to hasten the deployment of its technology in various industries where secure storage and circulation of blockchain assets has the highest potential. Industries of...

Cryptowerk CEO Dirk Kanngiesser: On the road to solving blockchain’s ‘scalability trilemma’

With all the hype around blockchain, sometimes it’s better to take a step back and rethink the core benefits of this emerging technology. That’s the opinion of Dirk Kanngiesser (left), CEO of Cryptowerk, a San Mateo-based company which looks to provide software developers with the tools to seal data and digital assets using any or multiple blockchains. One of the major problems the industry faces is scalability. Ethereum’s throughput, for instance, is capped now at 15 transactions...

Why blockchain is only as secure as the software that interacts with it

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Securing the blockchain ecosystem is one of the most challenging cybersecurity problems right now. The blockchain itself might be secure, but that doesn’t mean all the pieces that intersect with it – including wallets, exchanges, miners, smart contracts – are secure, and many aren’t. According to a Carbon Black study, hackers stole $1.1 billion worth of cryptocurrency in the first half of this year. Although the threat is primarily restricted to the public blockchain right now, the...

Seagate teams up with IBM to reduce counterfeiting via use of blockchain technologies

2020欧洲杯投注盘口Seagate Technology and IBM are working together to reduce product counterfeiting with the use of blockchain and security technologies. The project, designed to help manufacturers, integrators, and business partners fight counterfeit hard drives, uses the IBM Blockchain Platform to authenticate the provenance of disk drive products, bringing a new level of multi-layered security protection to the data management industry. Seagate will update the IBM Blockchain Platform on the IBM Cloud with...