Data Security

Ledger Adds Bitcoin Bounty and New Data Security After Hack

Ledger was also targeted by hackers in Shopify's data breach.

Tech  ·  13 January 2021

Blockchain Could Make Dismantling Nuclear Warheads More Secure: UK Report

Nations working to decommission nuclear weapons should turn to blockchain to build trust and make the verification process more secure, a new policy report says.

Policy & regulation  ·  2 November 2020

Startup Aleo Wants to Help You Use the Internet Without Sacrificing Data Privacy

Aleo co-founder Howard Wu says a better data privacy model for both companies and consumers can be built using zero-knowledge proofs.

Tech  ·  24 September 2020

Facebook, IoTeX, R3 Among New Members of Confidential Computing Consortium

The Confidential Computing Consortium aims to create systems that sequester sensitive data so it can't be exploited by nefarious actors.

Business  ·  29 June 2020

In Fight Against Coronavirus, Governments Face Trade-Offs on Privacy

Safeguarding privacy rights is tricky during a time of pandemic and panic.

Policy & regulation  ·  16 March 2020

Browser Extensions Can Help Scammers Steal Your Bitcoin: Casa CEO

Browser add-ons can steal your crypto and identifying information, said Casa's Jeremy Welch

Markets  ·  15 September 2019

Crypto Loans Firm Left Thousands of Users’ Financial Data Exposed

Crypto loans platform YouHodler left a database with millions of logs containing users' private financial data unprotected, researchers found.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 July 2019

Brazil’s Central Bank Plans Blockchain Data Exchange for Regulators

Banco Central do Brasil is building a blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of data exchanged between financial authorities.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 June 2018

Cognizant Teams with 14 Insurers on Blockchain Data-Sharing Platform

Cognizant has partnered with a group of Indian insurance firms to develop a blockchain solution for cross-company data sharing.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 April 2018

AlphaPoint to Secure Blockchain Assets with Intel’s SGX Tech

Blockchain services provider AlphaPoint is partnering with computing giant Intel on a new security solution for digital assets.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 October 2017

Spanish Telco Telefonica Hints at Blockchain Role in Data Tracking

Telefonica has filed for a patent outlining a potential type of data transfer network that uses a blockchain to ensure reliability.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 October 2017

Dubai Plans Digital Passports Using Blockchain Tech

The Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech to bring blockchain-based security to the emirate's airport.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 June 2017

IT Firm Fujitsu Debuts Blockchain System for Secure Data Sharing

Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has developed a new blockchain-based system for securely exchanging data.

Business  ·  5 June 2017

Consensus 2017: Blockchain and Healthcare’s People Problem

Blockchain is viewed as a way to give patients greater control over their data – but getting there might not be as easy as it sounds.

Business  ·  24 May 2017

Blockchains and Personal Data Protection Regulations Explained

Blockchain will likely increase personal data protections, but challenges lie ahead with the regulatory environment, says lawyer Jacek Czarnecki.

Policy & regulation  ·  26 April 2017