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CableLabs tracks down blockchain security threats

After keeping tabs for several years, CableLabs has identified the top blockchain security threats in a recent blog post. The blog posted earlier this month by CableLabs’ Brian Scriber, principal architect for security, is yet another signal flare that the cable industry, like the telecommunications industry in general, is starting …

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Blockchain firm Setl hires former French central bank governor

Setl, the blockchain company founded by stock-trading pioneer Peter Randall, has appointed the former governor of the French central bank to its board. Christian Noyer, the former governor of the Banque de France, is the latest senior appointment by Setl, which last October hired Philippe Morel, a senior partner from the Boston Consulting …

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Blockchain ‘Premature’ for Public Sector

Lithuanian Agriculture Minister: Blockchain ‘Premature’ for Public Sector January 17, 2019 by Akshay Makadiya This week, one of Lithuania’s top agricultural officials said blockchain technology likely has a serious future in the agriculture industry. Yet the official, Vice Minister Venantas Griciūnas, also noted it was too early to integrate distributed ledgers …

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Who Goes There? How Blockchain Could Transform Identity And Access Management

Marc Vanmaele, CEO of TrustBuilder considers whether blockchain will become an IAM game changer From a niche cryptocurrency discussed only in the most technical and computing-focused circles, to an imagination-capturing marketplace featured in the mainstream press, bitcoin has undergone a transformative journey over the past decade. As part of this evolution, bitcoin’s …

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Barclays to host enterprise blockchain interoperability hackathon

London-based startup Clearmatics is running an enterprise blockchain hackathon hosted by Barclays. It aims to find the best applications for its interoperability protocol Ion, particularly for Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum to communicate. The hackathon is being held at the Barclays fintech hub Rise in London on 5-6 February. Barclays previously …

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First Blockchain-Based Dental Assurance Has Been Released

In the end of 2018, the Netherlands-based Dentacoin Foundation announced the launch of the long-awaited Dentacoin Assurance’s testnet. Dentacoin Assurance entitles patients to lifelong, preventive dental care against affordable monthly premiums paid to dentists in Dentacoin (DCN) cryptocurrency. The relations are established through smart contracts directly between patients and dentists. …

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AI, Blockchain, Lizard Brain and how we consume – Irish Tech News

Humans are amazing creatures. When we are in a calm state we are smart, compassionate, long-term thinking, collaborative, social wizards. However, when the part of our brain responsible for crisis, the amygdala, is hijacked, we revert back to lizard brain and a whole different set of survival mechanisms kick in. …

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Berlinale EFM Horizon conference to focus on VR, AI and blockchain | News

The third edition of Berlin Film Festival’s EFM Horizon conference will focus on immersive media, diversity, storytelling, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology this year. The five-day event, which explores the future of the film business, runs from February 8-12 at the Berliner Freiheit. The EFM Industry Debates programme is once …

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How Blockchain Technology is Moving Towards Achieving Data Privacy in Healthcare

Blockchain Technology Moves Towards Achieving Data Privacy In Healthcare The progress of technology has allowed numerous industries around the world to become faster, more accurate, and more efficient, which includes even healthcare organizations. In fact, ever since healthcare organizations adopted digital solutions for maintaining patient and research records, their efficiency …

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