General

Threat Modeling for Data Protection

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When evaluating the security of an application and data model ask the questions: What is the sensitivity of the data? What are the regulatory, compliance, or privacy requirements for the data? What is the attack vector that a data owner is hoping to mitigate? What is the overall security posture of the environment, is it […]

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency: A New Investment Opportunity?

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This article was originally published by SendFriend Run a quick Google search and you’ll find all kinds of conflicting opinions out there about cryptocurrency. “Gamblers and speculators are the best candidates for the cryptocurrency market,” writes US News and World Report. “These kinds of returns are impossible to acquire within the realm of traditional investments,” […]

Blockchain

What is Ripple and How Does It Work?

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This article was originally published by SendFriend Ever since cryptocurrency entered mainstream consciousness a few years ago, Bitcoin has dominated headlines, with Ethereum a close second. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple are the top three cryptocurrencies by market cap; but, unlike the first two cryptocurrencies, Ripple is a little more complicated – and has a lot […]

Blockchain News

IBM and VetBloom to form veterinary group focused on blockchain-based learning credentials

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IBM and VetBloom, a provider of online veterinary courses and continuing education, are joining hands to establish a group focused on the application of blockchain for learning credentials in the veterinary industry. The group will aim towards creating a framework for competency-based medical education by means of digital badges in order to back credentialing. Still […]

Technology

Data Security Solutions for Fintech Startups

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The fintech sector has brought consumers an endless stream of modern offerings that have enabled them to ditch several outdated banking and lending products. Companies now have advanced B2B payment solutions at their fingertips, and online financial solutions have never been more convenient – largely thanks to the progress made by fintech startups. But, despite […]