Tagged: security

Ram Ramachandran from Router Protocol Discusses Why Privacy and Security Are Essential for Blockchain Platforms

We recently caught up with Ram Ramachandran, the CEO at Router Protocol, which supports building an interoperable Web3 with modular cross-chain infrastructure. Ram Ramachandran commented on what can be done to help regain users’ privacy and security in Blockchain in 2024. Ramani Ramachandran, CEO of… Read More

Digital Security: Verimatrix XTD to Protect HBL Microfinance Bank’s FirstPay Mobile App

Verimatrix (Euronext Paris: VMX), the firm powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, announced that HBL Microfinance Bank Ltd is among the latest financial institutions in the South Asia region “to deploy the Verimatrix Extended Threat Defense (XTD) app shielding service to protect FirstPay, the… Read More

Bitget, the Crypto Exchange and Web3 Company, Enhances Platform Wallet Security

Bitget, the cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 company, announces a significant enhancement to its platform wallet security “with the upgrade of Multi-Party Computation (MPC) technology, which means that Bitget upgraded all users’ wallet addresses to MPC addresses.” This update exemplifies Bitget‘s dedication “to user security, incorporating… Read More

NAB and Microsoft to Deliver Cyber Assessment Tool to Help Australian Firms Deal with Cyberattacks

NAB has partnered with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to deliver a free cyber assessment tool in order “to help Aussie small businesses prepare for and bounce back from a cyber attack.” The tailored, self-assessment – available for all Australian businesses from now – “takes under two… Read More

SlowMist Releases Report Unveiling Anti-Money Laundering Trends in Blockchain Industry

SlowMist has been analyzing the attacks and major incidents of 2023. SlowMist‘s latest report will focus on the anti-money laundering (AML) trends in the blockchain sector for the same year. Thanks to the support of our InMist Intelligence Network partners, SlowMist aided clients, partners, and… Read More

Elliptic, a Blockchain Analytics and Data Intelligence Firm, Is Expanding Public Sector Practice

Elliptic, a blockchain analytics and data intelligence company, is expanding its public sector practice to meet the increasing demand “for its crypto identity data from U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies.’ Elliptic has welcomed Tom McDivitt as Chief Revenue Officer and Matthew Price as… Read More

Web3 Security Report: $1.84 Billion Lost in 2023 Across 751 Incidents

CertiK has released its latest report, titled Hack3d: The Web3 Security Report for 2023. CertiK’s Hack3d reports offer deep dives “into the exploits, vulnerabilities, and trends that define blockchain and smart contract security.” According to CertiK, they’re an invaluable resource “for anyone seeking to understand… Read More

American Express Is Expanding Merchant Protection by Introducing SafeKey EMV 3-D Secure 2.3 Capabilities

American Express (NYSE: AXP) announced it is expanding Card Member and Merchant protection by launching SafeKey EMV 3-D Secure 2.3 capabilities. American Express is the first network “to upgrade to SafeKey 2.3, underscoring its commitment to providing a secure checkout experience.” Through SafeKey 2.3, American… Read More

Oxane Partners, a Solutions Provider for Private Markets, Reports Achieving Information Security Accreditations

Oxane Partners, a technology-driven solutions provider to private markets, announced that it has achieved global information security accreditations by successfully completing Systems and Organizations Control (SOC) audits and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certifications. These accreditations underscore Oxane’s commitment “to maintaining the highest… Read More

Stablecoin Issuer Tether Introduces Policy to Enhance Digital Asset Ecosystem Security

Tether, which claims to be the largest company in the cryptocurrency industry, announced its latest initiative aimed “at safeguarding the cryptocurrency ecosystem.” On December 1, 2023, the company made the decision to “initiate a new voluntary wallet-freezing policy designed to combat activity connected with Sanctioned… Read More

DeFi and Crypto Security Incidents Report: Significant Number of Hacks, Malicious Activities Occurred within Blockchain Sector in Nov 2023

Based on the insights from the SlowMist Blockchain Hacked Archive, the month of November 2023 was marked by “a significant number of security breaches within the blockchain sector.” In total, 47 distinct incidents were recorded, “cumulatively leading to a substantial loss estimated at around $349… Read More

Estateguru Adds Google Authenticator to Provide Additional Security for Clients’ Accounts

Estateguru reveals that they have now added Google Authenticator, which should help with providing additional security for clients’ accounts. As noted in a blog post by Estateguru, cybercrime is on the rise “in the digital age, and the days when a simple password was enough… Read More

Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet Supported with Cold Storage, Tokenization Features

Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet is now supported with cold storage, tokenization features as well as Azure support. Blockdaemon says it is unveiling three major enhancements to the Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet, which include: Cold Storage, Tokenization and Azure Cloud support. These features collectively aim to “enhance the… Read More

Regtech Socure, the Provider of AI for Digital Identity Verification, Announces Key Update

Socure, the provider of Artificial Intelligence for digital identity verification, sanction screening and fraud prevention, announced its Socure ID+ platform has achieved the “In Process” designation from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and is now “listed on the FedRAMP Marketplace.” Socure’s ID+… Read More

Web3 and Blockchain Adoption: SlowMist and SINOHOPE to Enhance Digital Security

SlowMist and Sinohope Technology Holdings Limited, a comprehensive digital asset custody platform, announced a strategic partnership uniting the two companies. The two parties will carry out active security business cooperation “in MPC security audit, digital asset Anti-money laundering (AML), Web3 threat intelligence cooperation Network, digital… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Nexo Strengthens Security and Transparency with CSA STAR Level 1 Certification

Nexo, the institution for digital assets, is advancing in cloud infrastructure security with the attainment of the Cloud Security Alliance’s Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) Level 1 Certification. Following the recent successful completion of the prestigious SOC 2 Type 2 audit and the 2019… Read More

Malaysia’s Maybank Announces that Transactions via Maybank2u Biz App, Web Platforms will Require Secure2u Authorization

Maybank announces that all transactions from Maybank2u Biz app and web platforms will require Secure2u authorisation. All Maybank2u Biz account holders are “recommended to activate the Secure2u authorization before 26 November 2023. Any activation of Secure2u for Maybank2u Biz app after 26 November 2023 will require a… Read More

Businesses that Eliminate Passwords Report Improved Operations and Security Outcomes: HYPR Study

HYPR, The Identity Assurance Company, and Yubico (NASDAQ: YUBICO), the provider of hardware authentication security keys, have published a new study on challenges, perceptions and outcomes in “the usage of password and passwordless authentication technologies.” The report, titled “Transcending Passwords: The Next Generation of Authentication”… Read More

Identity Verification Firm IDVerse Offers Mastercard Engage Partner Program, An Inclusive “Digital First” Experience

Digital ID verification company IDVerse (previously known as OCR Labs Global) today announces joining the Mastercard Engage partner program in order “to offer a fully automated identity verification solution to Mastercard customers.” IDVerse’s technology enables Mastercard “to reach a wider range of connected devices by… Read More

Stablecoins: Circle Introduces Upgrade to USDC and EURC that Reduces Gas Costs, Improves Support for Account Abstraction

Circle has unveiled a new v2.2 upgrade to USDC and EURC that significantly reduces gas costs, improves support “for account abstraction, and further bolsters security for transactions on EVM blockchains.” The upgrade adds to the momentum of USDC innovation “after its recent expansion to 6… Read More