Tagged: cryptography

Web 3.0: Verida Protocol, an Encryption, User Management Abstraction Toolkit Provider, Publishes Alpha Software Release

The Verida Protocol alpha release, which offers a way to abstract away the complexities of encryption, permissioning, schemas, and user management, is currently live for Web 3.0 developers. As mentioned in the announcement, this release comes with the Verida Client (software development kit) SDK, Single… Read More

Aleph Zero Releases Mainnet, Celebrates Successful $14.8M Private Sale

Aleph Zero, a company using blockchain technology to serve the unique needs of the enterprise, today launched their mainnet. The development comes on the heels of a successful $14.8 million private sale. The funding comes from pre-seed and seed funding rounds in addition to its… Read More

Kurt Nielsen: President at Partisia Blockchain Explains Why they’re Developing Web 3.0 Privacy Infrastructure

Partisia Blockchain, the Web 3.0 public (or permissionless) blockchain developed for trust, transparency, and privacy, recently confirmed the appointment of experienced cryptographer Christian Cachin to their team. Dr. Christian Cachin, a former computer scientist working at IBM, has joined the team as a Consensus and… Read More

Panther Protocol Aims to Provide Compliant, Secure, and Private Digital Asset Transactions

The decentralized finance (DeFi) apps available today are mainly deployed on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain, where the complete transaction history and balances are public by default. Most blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms do not offer adequate privacy protection, which makes it rather difficult… Read More

Switzerland based Digital Asset Fund Dialectic Makes Strategic Investment in Suterusu, a Layer-2 Privacy Protection Protocol

Suterusu, the first layer-2 privacy protection protocol that doesn’t need a trusted setup, has reportedly received a strategic investment from Dialectic. Dialectic’s management noted that they’ve been quite impressed by Suterusu’s ability to adapt and evolve the protocol “very quickly.” As a multi-chain “Maximalist,” Dialectic… Read More

Bitcoin Is the “Most Compelling” Monetary Asset to Emerge Since Gold, According to New York based Institutional Investor

ARK Invest, an established institutional investor in Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, states that it believes the digital asset is “creating the possibility of a global monetary system controlled not by nation-states but by individuals.” ARK Invest notes in a comprehensive report that by “eliminating… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger, a Post-Quantum Value Store and Decentralized Communication Layer, to have its Ethereum Web Wallet Audited

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), which claims to be the “first-of-its-kind,” post-quantum value store and “decentralized” communication layer that’s proactively tackling the threat from quantum computers, reveals that x41 D-Sec has been contracted to audit project enQlave. As explained by the QRL team,… Read More

Researchers from Protocol Labs Explain how the Drand or Distributed Randomness Project can Help with Cybersecurity, Election Audits

David Dias, research engineer at Protocol Labs and the drand project lead, along with Nicolas Gailly, research scientist at Protocol Labs and the original author of drand, recently explained how they’re developing randomness solutions that are able to generate random numbers. This is important because… Read More

Dr. Xiang Xie: Algorithm Scientist at PlatON, a Global Trustless Computing Network, Discusses Impact of Lattice-based Cryptography on Digital Asset Platforms

We recently caught up with Dr. Xiang Xie, Algorithm Scientist of PlatON, a globally accessible “trustless” computing network, which recently revealed that it co-organized and supported the second iteration of the “Crypto Innovation School” (CIS). CIS is reportedly accredited by the International Association for Cryptologic… Read More

China Introduces New Cryptography Law to Be Effective January 1, 2020

A new cryptography law was passed on October 26 by the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress in China. The proposed law will be effective on January 1 of next year, according to local news outlet Xinhuanet. The announcement has come shortly after… Read More

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh: Greetings from Cryptography & Cybersecurity D.C. Summer Camp

Cryptography and cybersecurity studies are not just for college and graduate students. iD Tech, a leading STEM camp provider for kids and teens nationwide, has launched a Cryptography & Cybersecurity course for teens at four iD Tech Camps locations in the D.C. area. The summer course teaches students the… Read More

Cryptographer Rambus New DPA Workstation Analysis Platform Takes Off

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) announced the release of the DPA Workstation 8 analysis platform, featuring an extensive upgrade to the workstation software and user interface for enhanced system performance and usability in ASIC and FPGA side-channel vulnerability testing, according to a release. Designed to test and analyze hardware… Read More

Brief: Overstock Preps for Public Shares Issue Using Blockchain

In late December, retail giant Overstock, a publicly traded company managed by maverick CEO Patrick Byrne, received SEC approval to regarding a plan to issues shares using Bitcoin Blockchain.  According to a filing with the SEC, the use of the “technology and distributed ledger technology by the Pro… Read More

UBS Announces London “Future of Fintech” Winners: Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography and Biometrics Trump

Artificial intelligence, cryptography and biometrics were the winning fintechnologies at the London-region final of UBS’s Future of Finance Challenge, a start-up competition aimed at helping the bank source innovative fintech solutions, reported Financial News‘ Anna Irrena.  The competition is open to international entrepreneurs and startups with… Read More

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