Tagged: security

CoinLoan Teams Up with Elliptic to Offer New Levels of Crypto Security to Customers

CoinLoan, which claims to be the only EU-licensed provider of crypto-loan products, has announced a partnership with Elliptic, the global “leader” in crypto-asset risk management. As adoption and investment into crypto continues to increase, “so does the risk of cybercrime.” The range of crypto-assets and… Read More

Citi Teams Up with METACO to Develop Institutional Digital Asset Custody Capabilities

Citi (NYSE: C) announced that it has selected METACO to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities. This collaboration “brings together METACO’s technology and digital solutions with Citi’s expansive custody network to develop a platform to enable clients to store and settle digital assets seamlessly… Read More

Virgin Money Teams Up with SurePay to Prevent Fraud, Misdirected Payments

SurePay, the Confirmation of Payee provider, announced that it has supported Virgin Money with the implementation of its UK Confirmation of Payee solution in order to protect consumers against fraudulent activities and misdirected payments. Confirmation of Payee is a way of giving users more assurance… Read More

Blockchain Security Firm SlowMist Teams Up with Go+ Security

SlowMist recently revealed that they’re working cooperatively with Go+ Security in order to help secure the future of Web3. The main goal of this cooperation is “to exchange data.” SlowMist will provide Go+ Security with their malicious address data of EVM tokens (mostly on ETH… Read More

Cybersecurity Now an Integral Part of All Systems, Policies, Procedures, Industry Standards, Regulations: Report

Cybersecurity has been around for many years, albeit initially “confined to antivirus software with a limited understanding of network security,” according to an update from Juniper Research. The “exponential” growth of interconnectivity and personal and business information online in the late 1990s and 2000s, and… 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

Digital Asset Wallet Provider Liminal Secures $4.7M via Seed Round Led By Elevation Capital

Liminal, a wallet operations infrastructure that secures digital assets in a simple and efficient way, has acquired $4.7 million via its seed round that was led by Elevation Capital. The investment round also saw participation from investors such as LD Capital, Woodstock, Nexus Ventures, and… Read More

CertiK, a Smart Contract and Blockchain Security Firm, Releases Report on Web3 Security

CertiK, the international provider of smart contract and blockchain security, has released its latest report on the state of security in Web3 for Q1 2022. The report provides insights into the future of Web3 following the “greatest” losses in existence, closing out a surge in… 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

Pindrop Teams Up with Google Cloud to Enhance Contact Center Security

Pindrop, an international “leader” in voice tech, has announced a partnership with Google Cloud that will enable it “to build and offer new authentication solutions to enhance call center experiences for customers on Google Cloud’s platform.” Pindrop will also make its suite of fraud detection… 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

Sabanci Acquires Israeli OT Cybersecurity Startup Radiflow

Radiflow, an Israeli OT cybersecurity startup, announced that it is being acquired in “a two-phase process by Sabanci Group, market leaders in the financial services, energy, and industrial sectors.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the initial phase entails “a $45 million primary… Read More

Mastercard Introduces Identity Tech with Microsoft to Help Consumers Transact Online

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) recently announced the launch of an “enhanced” identity solution designed to improve the online shopping experience and “tackle digital fraud” in a new collaboration with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). Now more than ever, delivering a “frictionless” shopping experience is critical “as retailers… Read More

Security Report Reveals Fraudsters Passed “Knowledge Based” Authentication Questions 92% of the Time

Pindrop, which claims to be an international leader in voice tech, recently shared its annual Voice Intelligence & Security Report “uncovering how companies might be accidentally inviting fraud, threat mongers from the dark web and bad actors better prepared to pass authentication.” As noted in… Read More

Obsidian Security Raises $90M Series C to Cement its Key Role in SaaS Security

Obsidian Security, which claims to be the leader in SaaS Security and Posture Management (SSPM), recently announced $90 million in Series C financing “led by Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and IVP, with participation from existing investors Greylock, Wing and GV.” Obsidian, which has now… Read More

Blockchain Security Firm CertiK Doubles Valuation to $2B in Only 3 Months

It only feels like “yesterday” when CertiK was announcing their B2 round of funding, where the firm had been valued at $1 billion. The blockchain-focused firm also mentioned that just 3 months later, here they are again, and now they are “a $2 billion company.”… Read More

Securing the Metaverse: The Sandbox and Ledger to Enhance Security, Ease-of-Use for Clients

The Sandbox, a “decentralized” gaming metaverse and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, and Ledger, the hardware and software security company in crypto and Web3, have partnered “to bring Ledger’s best-in-class security technology to The Sandbox’s global user base.” The partnership will “empower The Sandbox’s 2.2… Read More

Markus Levin: Co-founder at XYO Reveals their Plans for the Metaverse

We recently caught up with Markus Levin, Co-founder at XYO, a platform focused on developing a trustless system of Oracles that may enhance the existing location data systems. Levin talked about how the XYO platform is leveraging distributed ledger tech (DLT), smart contracts, and decentralized… Read More

Multi-Chain Networks are Key to Blockchain or DLT’s “Long-Term” Development: Report

A report from Huobi Research Institute, a blockchain research organization, has identified multi-chain networks as “key to the blockchain ecosystem’s long-term development due to the security, decentralization and scalability they offer.” Titled “Game of Thrones in Blockchain: Multi-chain Networks Battle for Supremacy”, the report by… Read More

Uppsala Security Teams Up with CAMO LABEL for NFT and Digital Asset Security

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security, has announced the signing of a business agreement with CAMO LABEL, an NFT studio, “focused on strengthening the security of digital assets (including… Read More

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