Tagged: privacy

Fintech Global Primex Introduces Private, Virtual Payment Platform VLoad

Global Primex, a “privacy-first” payments company specializing in secure digital payment solutions for merchants and consumers, announced the launch of its payment platform VLoad in partnership with New York-based Metropolitan Commercial Bank (NYSE: MCB). VLoad is an online payment method that provides privacy and security… Read More

Ant Group’s Privacy-Preserving Computation Framework Is Now Open Source

Ant Group recently announced that its “privacy-preserving” Computation Framework becomes open source, aiming “to make the technologies more accessible to global developers and speed up the Framework’s application in various scenarios.” The Framework is designed “to address pain points in multi-party collaboration on information flows.”… Read More

ShareRing, a Digital Identity Blockchain Ecosystem, to Enhance Privacy, Security for Web3 Consumers

ShareRing’s purpose is to remove “friction” throughout the world, and digital identities is a vehicle that can “help accomplish this.” Tim Bos, CEO at ShareRing, stated: “Over the years, there’s been a trend for large companies to host more and more data about you in… Read More

ISO Certifies Fireblocks in Cloud, Privacy, Security

Fireblocks, the provider of digital asset and crypto technology, announced that they have been certified by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) “in the categories of security (ISO 27001), cloud (ISO 27017) and privacy (ISO 27018).” Based in Geneva, Switzerland, the International Organization for Standardization… Read More

Craig Blitz: Chief Product Officer at Digital Asset Reveals that Goldman Sachs Is Using Daml 2.0 for its Initiatives

We recently connected with Craig Blitz, Chief Product Officer at Digital Asset, which is building the platform, developer tools, and leveraging the best modern infrastructure providers “to change how businesses interact.” Digital Asset (the company) is the creator of the Daml multi-party application platform. Our… Read More

Presearch Community Introduces “Decentralized” Web3 Search Engine

Presearch, the private, “decentralized” search engine with 3.8 million registered users and 150 million monthly searches, has announced its Mainnet launch, “shifting all search traffic to run on its decentralized network of community-run nodes.” Rather than using centralized computing infrastructure that is fully controlled by… Read More

Very Good Security Teams Up with Plaid to Improve Data Security for the Digital Finance Sector

Very Good Security (VGS), a firm focused on protecting sensitive data, enabling innovation while ensuring security and privacy, announced an extended partnership with Plaid, a data network that powers the tools “millions of people” rely on to “live healthier financial lives.” VGS will be “a… Read More

Forte to Offer Security Layer for 15M Gamers After $9M Investment in Bolt Labs

Bolt Labs, which claims to be a “mission-driven” security and privacy startup, has announced a $9 million strategic partnership “with blockchain gaming company, Forte, a …provider of blockchain solutions for game publishers, to support its adoption of cryptographic technologies, including multi-party computation (MPC) and zero-knowledge… Read More

Impervious.ai Finalizes Seed Round to Develop the P2P Internet Standard

Impervious Technologies Inc. is pleased to confirm the close of their seed financing round, with participation from Bitcoin and privacy-focused investors including CoinShares, NYDIG, Trammell Venture Partners, Fundamental Labs, Strategic Cyber Ventures, TEN-31 and others “to scale the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) internet standard.” As noted in… Read More

CYTRIO Adds GDPR Support to Data Privacy Rights Management Solution

CYTRIO, a data privacy compliance company, has added support for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to its all-in-one, cloud-native data privacy rights management automation solution. GDPR impacts any company, “regardless of location, that collects, uses, shares, or stores personal information from European… Read More

Polygon Introduces Web3 ID, which Reportedly Keeps Personal Details Private

The Polygon Network, a decentralized app (dApp) layer for Ethereum, has announced that “Polygon ID”, one of the first identity platforms powered by zero-knowledge (ZK) cryptography — privacy, and blockchain scaling technology, will be “ready before the year ends.” The blockchain-enabled ID for decentralized and… Read More

Avast, Provider of Digital Security and Privacy, to Acquire SecureKey Technologies

Avast (LSE:AVST), an international firm focused on digital security and privacy, recently announced the acquisition of SecureKey Technologies, a global provider of digital identity and authentication solutions (with head offices in Canada). SecureKey’s privacy-enhancing services are “focused on simplifying access to online services while giving… Read More

Ukraine Conflict Accelerates Russia’s Aim to Block VPNs: Report

Surfshark, a VPN firm based in Lithuania, has reported “a 3500% surge in Russia sales since February 24 – the day Russia invaded Ukraine.” According to cybersecurity firm Surfshark’s analysis, the Russian telecoms regulator (Roskomnadzor) has forced Google to “delist more than 36,000 URLs that… Read More

Open Banking Is Being Embraced by Brazilian Consumers, While US Residents Concerned About Privacy, Security: Report

Globally, 84% of consumers agree that they should “have control of their financial data, and banks should not prevent the movement of money between other financial services.” These are the principles that are the “basic tenets of open banking,” according to an update shared with… Read More

Nym Token Sale via CoinList Drives More than 51,000 New Digital Asset Holders

Digital asset firm CoinList has announced that the Nym Token Sale on their platform has added over 51,000 new token holders to the Nym community and network, with more than $30 million in NYM tokens purchased “throughout the course of the sale.” The event drew… Read More

Binance Labs Invests in Substrate Framework Powered Manta Network for Web3 Privacy

Binance Labs, the VC and innovation incubator of Binance, made an investment in Manta Network, the Web3 privacy protocol focused on privatizing crypto-assets. Manta Network’s layer-1 network design “leverages zero-knowledge proofs to privatize crypto assets.” Built with the Substrate framework, Manta’s privacy tech interoperates with… Read More

Binance Labs Invests in Automata Network, a Privacy Middleware Provider for dApps

Binance Labs, the VC division and innovation incubator of Binance, is pleased to confirm its latest strategic investment in Automata Network, which is described as a decentralized service protocol that offers privacy middlewares for dApps (or decentralized applications). Automata Network addresses key pain points associated… Read More

IRS to Move Away from Using Third-Party Verification involving Facial Recognition

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it will transition away from using a third-party service for facial recognition in order to help authenticate individuals creating new online accounts. The transition will take place over the coming weeks in order to “prevent larger disruptions… Read More

ZkLink Teams Up with Marketplace for Financial NFTs, Pledge Finance

Pledge Finance, the platform for long-term, fixed-rate cryptocurrency-based loans, is pleased to confirm a partnership with zkLink, a provider of secure cross-chain token swaps “powered by zero-knowledge proofs.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the partnership will allow Pledge to “integrate with more… Read More

Ontology Establishes Office in Germany to Expand Its Digital Identity Solutions, Web3 Infrastructure

Ontology, the project that aims to bring trust, privacy, and security to Web 3.0 via decentralized identity and data solutions, recently announced the opening of a new European office in Berlin, Germany. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, Ontology’s move reflects its alignment… Read More

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