Stu Panensky

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15 Crazy and Surprising Ways People Are Using Blockchain

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are just the beginning of how blockchain can be used for transactions and tracking.<p><i>This article originally published Jan. 25, 2018.</i><p>Hacking and fraud have in some cases become more difficult to prevent and track as people have moved more of their lives online. But …

Blockchain

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

Blockchain

Amazon AWS error exposes info on 31,000 GoDaddy servers

Data leaks are par for the course these days, and the latest company to be involved in one is GoDaddy. The company, which says it's the world's top domain name registrar with over 18 million customers, is the subject of a new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard that was shared exclusively with …

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Blockchain could offer benefits for captives

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Blockchain has the ability to create efficiencies in the captive ownership and management process, experts say.<p>Blockchain has three …

Like Oil and Water: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Is <b>there any truth to organizations combining AI and Blockchain or is it still a wild pipedream? With both technologies luring investors with promises</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Nobel Prize Winner Joins Blockchain Startup To Fix Smart Contracts

[id=0]<p>Long before blockchain was cool, Nobel Prize-winning economist Oliver Hart was into contracts. As far back as 1976, the doctor of economics from Princeton University had been exploring how corporations use contracts to interact, and what happens when things go wrong.<p>Over the years, Hart …

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Insurers hope blockchain will fill their sails

When Maersk’s container ships embark on their voyages around the world over the next few months, their hulls will be tracked and insured via a …

Blockchain: 6 great non-cryptocurrency uses

Blockchain is well-known for being Bitcoin's underlying technology, but many believe blockchain has the power to radically transform whole …

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What Is Blockchain? Simplest Introduction To The Blockchain

This article is for anyone who is curious about the blockchain but has no idea what it is exactly. The goal is to make you understand what is …

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Blockchain and the Don Quixote de La Mancha Syndrome

<i>The Quest To Find A Problem That Fits The Solution At Hand</i><p>BigStock<p><b>Defining the Blockchain Problem</b><p>Blockchain is the technology leading the next round …

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Use Cases of Blockchain across various industries

Blockchain has been recognized as the solution for everything, from fixing global financial inequality, enabling people to sell their houses without …

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Why Blockchain Is Becoming the 'New Normal' In Enterprise

<i>Richard Gendal Brown is the CTO at R3.</i><p>After years of discussion and planning, enterprise blockchain is now becoming a reality across industries as …

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Chili’s and Macy’s Teach Very Different Lessons about Breach Response

Each new day seems to bring a revelation of another data breach. They happen with such frequency now that they have become commonplace and the media …

Macy's

What Does “Reasonable” Data Security Mean, Exactly?

Article ByPhilip N. Yannella Ballard Spahr LLPCyberAdvisorOne of the most bedeviling aspects of data privacy and security law concerns the concept of …

Personal Information

Inside look at lifecycle of stolen credentials and extent of data breach damage

Shape Security released its Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent to which the consumer banking, retail, airline and hospitality …

Identity Theft

Medical data more valuable to hackers than credit information

Healthcare data is now more valuable to cyber crooks than credit card or social security numbers and criminals will go the extra mile to obtain it, …

Cybersecurity

GDPR and PCI DSS: How They Differ, How They’re Similar and...

After much anticipation, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) has finally taken effect. Although businesses have had …

Personal Data

While everyone was focused on GDPR, the NIS Directive snuck in through the back door

As we’ve seen from recent cyberattacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya — which are generally attributed to North Korea and Russia respectively — attacks on critical infrastructure can have a devastating impact on industrial production and hence on quarterly profits, with global estimated losses in …

Who Reports Data Breaches?

Data breaches are becoming (almost) commonplace. It seems that major new public and private sector data breaches are announced every week — if not …

Blockchain: A $200 billion opportunity in insurance?

There are a number potential operational and economic benefits that blockchain technology could provide to the insurance industry, according to a new …

Blockchain May Disrupt Insurance Before Banking

<i>The digitisation of insurance (aka Insurtech) started later than the digitisation of banking, but the trajectory has been faster. This maybe even</i> …

Hiring for the blockchain revolution: How to create an expert team

As head of human resources for a rapidly-expanding company within the blockchain industry, I am constantly faced with a variety of challenges that are unlike any I’ve encountered in my nearly 10 years of experience working in the corporate and financial sectors. Very early on, I realized that …

Cryptocurrency markets are juicy targets for hackers: Timeline | South China Morning Post

Investors’ shaky confidence in virtual currencies took another hit after crypto exchange Bithumb, ranked seventh in the world by traded value on …

Insurance blockchain alliance leaves IBM and Hyperledger for R3’s Corda | Global Trade Review (GTR)

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Cancer Center Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations Involving Data Breaches

A cancer center received an order to pay $4.3 million in a settlement for HIPAA violations that involved multiple data breaches. On 18 June, the …

Partner Stu Panensky Authors Article on Technology Errors Omissions ("Tech E&O") for Professional Times Magazine

Partner Stu Panensky authors article on Technology Errors & Omissions (“Tech E&O”) for Professional Times Magazine. Titled, <i>Does IT Go Without …

Ransomware is taking a toll on banks. Here’s how they’re fighting back

Of all the types of malicious software targeting businesses, ransomware continues to be one of the most pervasive, according to recent studies. …

Insurance on the Blockchain

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DPO liability and potential insurance coverage

The data protection officer role is a new feature for many organizations now subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which specifies …