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An Asian European Group to launch blockchain powered banking platform in December 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FINX Group, which comprises of Asian and European members, is launching a banking platform powered by blockchain at the end of this year.<p>The banking industry has reportedly been spending $1.7 billion each year on research and development of …

Blockchain

'You Can Hear The Panic In The Bankers' Voices,' Says Tim Draper

The never-ending debate is if Bitcoin is a universal currency. I attend the final session of the Blockchain Economic Forum in San Francisco, where venture capitalist Tim Draper was interviewed by former Obama administration CFTC chairman and current MIT lecturer Gary Gensler.<p>In a wide-ranging …

Cryptocurrency

Central Banks Will Jump-Start the Decentralization of Money

<i>Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.</i><p><i>The</i> …

Bitcoin

How Blockchain Can Finally Fulfill Its Promise in Global Payments

<i>Julio Faura is the head of blockchain R&D at Santander.</i><p>There has been much debate about the potential benefits of blockchain technology to improve …

Blockchain

The Crypto Community Isn't Sad or Surprised By R3's Reported Woes

Distributed ledger startup R3 is reportedly running low on cash – and judging by the social media response, the crypto-community isn't showing much …

Cryptography

‘Real-World’ Ethereum-Based Blockchain Payments Trial a Success: South Africa’s Central Bank

South Africa’s central bank has revealed remarkable results of Project Khokha, its proof-of-concept trial to replicate interbank payments and …

South Africa

Best security software: How 12 cutting-edge tools tackle today's threats

Threats are constantly evolving and, just like everything else, tend to follow certain trends. Whenever a new type of threat is especially successful …

Information Security

#Money2020Europe Day Two: Don’t mess with my data

My second and last day at Money2020 Europe was packed with networking, meetings, panel discussions, private events and more. Throughout the day, the …

Bank of America

A war in cyberspace is already raging and could lead to 'armageddon' if banks get hit

A war is being fought in cyberspace with "ones and zeros" instead of bullets and too-big-to-fail banks are major targets, experts with cyber security and intelligence backgrounds have told Business Insider.<p>"It's not a hypothesis. It's unequivocally been proven, the next war will be fought in the …

Cybersecurity

Public or Private? Blockchain Distinctions Are Falling Out of Fashion

"Convergence" may mean different things to different people in blockchain, but it's a word that's appearing more and more in public rhetoric of …

Blockchain

Amazon joins list of blockchain-as-a-service providers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the list of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) providers that already includes IBM, HP, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.

Blockchain

Crypto Debit-Cards Are the Next Step in Crypto-Adoption.

With the booming cryptocurrency industry and its loyalists striving hard to introduce digital currency in the mainstream market, the introduction of …

Cryptocurrency

Do Data Breaches Permanently Affect Business Reputations?

<b>Hint: Ashley Madison, Equifax and Uber Are Thriving</b><br>Large data breaches make headlines, trigger stock price slips and often lead to executives getting …

Class Action

A.I. Is Awesome, Blockchain Is a Powerhouse. But Here's What Combining Them Could Do

If we're careful to implement them the right way, new AI-Blockchain combo technologies could rewrite virtually all industries--including yours.<p>You know artificial intelligence from your Alexa, Tesla or Netflix account. And now Blockchain is generating serious thunder, too, particularly in …

Cobalt shrugs off arrests, resumes cyberattacks on banks

The arrest of several leaders of the Cobalt cybergang, including its leader, has not stopped the group from launching additional attacks with the …

Cyber-attacks

Blockchain Aims To Be The Biggest Stage For Empowering Music Artists

With all the excitement surrounding blockchain and token economies (tokenization) – there is a unique angle and market which receives minimal coverage—helping independent music artists unlock new financing opportunities, without having to sacrifice their ownership rights and contract rights, …

Blockchain

Europe's Strong GDPR Privacy Rules Go Into Full Effect

<b>It's May 25: Do You Know Where Your Data Protection Polices Are?</b><br>The EU's General Data Protection Regulation has gone into full effect as of May 25, …

Privacy

The Best of RSA Conference 2018

<b>A Guide to Video Interviews With Thought Leaders at This Year's Event</b><br>At RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco, Information Security Media Group's …

Thought Leadership

First wave of neobanks resets for new offensive

Fintech challenger banks like Simple, Moven, Varo and Chime have faced separate headwinds in recent years. Here's how they’re taking up the charge …

Hedge Funds

IDG Contributor Network: The rise of the NIST cybersecurity framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the technical standards agency, has recently released the widely-referenced Cybersecurity …

The Smartphone of The Future Will Rock The Banking World

Advances in smartphone technology and user growth provide opportunities for innovation and differentiation for banking organizations.The post The …

Most financial institutions report digital will change banking

The dichotomy between realizing that digital transformation is required and the slow progress in achieving the necessary changes in terms of …

'We're on our knees': Inside the totally avoidable TSB crisis

Wednesday, April 25 was meant to be payday for the dozen employees of Wellington Care, a subsidiary of the Hull, East Yorkshire and North East …

How Blockchain is Already Taking Over (YouTube Competitors, Finance and More)

The blockchain believers - MIT Technology Review

What makes blockchain devotees so passionate about the technology? Is it a means to get rich or something much bigger? And how do you even explain …

5 signs you've been hit with an advanced persistent threat (APT)

Advanced persistent threat (APT) hackers and malware are more prevalent and sophisticated than ever. APTs are professional hackers, working either …

Cloud Compliance – How to Stay Secure on an Intangible Infrastructure

Security in the cloud can be a contentious topic. It has been challenging for users to define a set of criteria for cloud computing security and then …

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Amazon’s new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM

Amazon Web Services announced Blockchain Templates late last week, a “blockchain-as-a-service” offering that competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM. The launch shows how eager the biggest enterprise players are to get ahead in the blockchain game, even if their customers are still …

No Card Required: 'Black Box' ATM Attacks Move Into Europe

<b>Jackpotting Attacks Cost Banks Nearly $2 Million</b><br>Fraudsters are now gingerly testing the waters in central and Western Europe with attacks that drain …