Tagged: security

Inscribe Secures $25M in Funding to Combat Financial Fraud with AI

Groceries, transportation, relationships, entertainment, and more are all now “available at the swipe of a smartphone,” the team at Inscribe notes in a blog post. Buyers have come “to not only enjoy — but expect — frictionless interactions that provide instant gratification.” Fast response times… Read More

OneSpan to Acquire Blockchain Tech Provider ProvenDB to Bring Secure Vaulting to Future of Digital Transactions

OneSpan Inc. (NASDAQ: OSPN), the digital agreements security company, announced that it has agreed to acquire ProvenDB, an Australia-based startup that delivers secure storage and vaulting for documents based on blockchain technology, “to provide an industry-leading trust model for high assurance contracts and documents.” ProvenDB… Read More

Binance.US Awarded ISO, IEC Accreditation for Adequate Security Measures

At Binance.US, they claim to focus “fiercely” on protecting the integrity and confidentiality of their customers’ information. To this end, Binance.US are pleased to share that their platform’s security measures and countermeasures that protect their customers were recognized as “best-in-class” by the International Standards Organization… Read More

Integrated Payments Provider Bluefin Adds Network Tokenization through Visa Technology

Bluefin, which claims to be a leader in integrated payments and data and payment security, today announced it has teamed up with Visa for network tokenization. Through this collaboration, Bluefin will “integrate directly with Visa to provide network tokens across card brands.” Bluefin will “provide… Read More

Venture-Based Money Laundering in Web3 Becoming a Serious Threat: Report

Criminals have always found efficient ways “to launder the proceeds of their crimes and avoid increasingly stringent anti-money laundering regulations,” according to an update from CertiK. One such technique, uncovered by CertiK, poses “a direct threat to Web3 projects.” Criminal organizations are using this scheme… Read More

Digital Assets: Huobi Announces Cooperation with Fireblocks

On 20 January 2023, Huobi announced that it is currently cooperating with Fireblocks on institutional crypto custody and payments, and Off-Exchange services “to better serve clients who want greater security, control and capital efficiency on their assets.” Fireblocks is the digital asset infrastructure “for thousands… Read More

South Korean NFT Project Doge Sound Club, Uppsala Security to Enhance Web3 Security

Doge Sound Club, which claims to be the first South Korean NFT project, and Uppsala Security, a company specializing in blockchain and virtual asset regulation technology (Reg-tech), announced the signing of a partnership on the 10th of January “with the goal of improving Web3 security.”… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell Defines Approach to Catastrophic Modeling for Cyberattacks on SMEs

Cowbell, the provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has released a new whitepaper, “Modeling Catastrophic Cyber Events”, which lays out a path to model catastrophic cyber events in the SME market. Cowbell’s goal is “to help SMEs prevent and recover from… Read More

Fintech CLOWD9, Netcetera to Help Combat Global Payments Fraud

CLOWD9, which claims to be the world’s first cloud native and decentralized payments processing platform has partnered with Netcetera, a global software company for secure and convenient digital payment solutions, as its payment security provider. CLOWD9 will “use its 3-D secure issuer service for transaction… Read More

Ethereum, BNB Chain Experienced the Most DeFi, Blockchain-related Security Incidents in 2022: Report

A new report from SlowMist takes a close look at the major events in the blockchain industry that took place in 2022. The report from SlowMist provides an overview of the security status of each area within the industry and delves into “common attack techniques.”… Read More

Anchorage Digital to Use Bear Market in 2023 to Establish Secure Digital Asset Ecosystem

2022 has been a year “like no other—marked by market volatility for both crypto and traditional markets,” according to an update from Anchorage Digital. Anchorage Digital claims that it was “built for exactly this moment.” And within this volatility, they have “continued to grow and… Read More

Binance Reveals that the Crypto Exchange Ramped Up Regulatory Compliance, User Protections in 2022

In 2022, Binance claims it ramped up its regulatory compliance and user protection initiatives. By working collaboratively with regulators worldwide, Binance reveals it has “secured registrations and licenses in 14 jurisdictions as of the end of 2022.” To further reinforce their commitment to fight against… Read More

RoRa Holdings, a Provider of Crypto-Assets, Announces Upcoming Asset Audits

RoRa Holdings, a provider of cryptocurrency assets, claims that it “commits itself to upholding the highest standards of security and transparency for investors, including a deep dedication to maintaining integrity within the cryptocurrency realm.” RoRa Holdings, a provider of crypto-assets, announced that it will be… Read More

Nearly All Digital Currency Exchanges have Been Hacked: Report

Cryptocurrency exchanges allow us to buy, sell and store cryptocurrencies. Unfortunately, this has “enabled crypto exchanges to become a target for hackers,” according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Since 2012, “at least 47 cryptocurrency exchanges suffered from major hacks forcing platforms to shut… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces ChainKeeper for Web3 Security, Transaction Tracking, Reporting

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the launch of ChainKeeper — “an all-rounder platform for Web3 security, transaction tracking and reporting.” ChainKeeper was created by Uppsala Security in… Read More

Banking Trojan Targets Users of 400+ Fintech, Crypto Apps in 16 Countries: Report

Group-IB, which claims to be one of the global cybersecurity leaders, has presented its findings about Godfather, an Android banking Trojan that is currently being utilized by cybercriminals “to attack users of leading banking and crypto exchange applications in 16 countries.” To date, Godfather has… Read More

Blockchain Intelligence Group Adds Cardano, Stacks Blockchain Support

Blockchain Intelligence Group, a key player focused on blockchain investigations, owned by BIGG Digital Assets, Inc. (CSE: BIGG), announced the availability of the Cardano and Stacks blockchains on its platform, which “provides crypto firms, law enforcement, banks and government intelligence and security for cryptocurrency transactions.”… Read More

Matrixport’s Cactus Custody Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Certification by Deloitte

Matrixport, one of the “largest” digital assets financial services platform, has announced that its institutional custodian service brand, Cactus Custody, has successfully “completed the SOC (System and Organization Controls) 2 Type 1 audit of its security and data privacy practices.” This certification “reflects Matrixport’s commitment… Read More

Theresa Le: Chief Claims Officer at Cowbell Explains Why Cyber Insurance Is Critical

We recently connected with Theresa Le Chief Claims Officer at Cowbell, which claims to be the leader in cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Cowbell is the provider of cyber insurance for SMEs and the “pioneer” of Adaptive Cyber Insurance. Cowbell reportedly “delivers… Read More

NFTs: Ledger Introduces NFT Task Force to Ensure Creative Movement Is Built on True Ownership

The team at Ledger notes that NFTs are ushering in “an artistic renaissance that has barely begun to play itself out, changing how art, music and, more broadly, culture is digitally generated, owned and exchanged forever.” As the platform to secure and manage NFTs, Ledger… Read More

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