Industry Consortium Launches Crypto Community Watch Program

  Leads self-policing of the cryptocurrency industry; opens tip line and 100 Bitcoin reward pool for anonymous whistleblowers Singapore – August 20, 2018 –ECoinmerce, the world’s first decentralized and tokenized E-commerce marketplace, today announces the formation of the Crypto Community Watch program, which provides an anonymous tip line and reward mechanism to empower whistleblowers and investigate cryptocurrency scammers and hackers.     The program was created by a consortium of industry players including ECoinmerce, ICO Alert, GZH, Step VC, and NewEconomies. The group’s goal is to create a community that…

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Why Cybersecurity Is Crucial For Your Business

  These days, cybersecurity is a topic that every business has to address. More and more businesses get hacked every year as hackers get more sophisticated, sometimes even having the resources of an entire nation behind them. Private companies must take steps to ensure that they are protected against hacking and cyberattacks. But why is cybersecurity so crucial? In order to understand this, you have to understand more about how cybersecurity and cyberattacks actually work. Let’s take a close look at cybersecurity for business, including the potential for disaster that…

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7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

Cisco is one of the biggest proponents of the Internet of Things (IoT) and could be one of its main beneficiaries.     The networking giant is pushing IoT solutions in a number of areas, including the transportation sector.   An email interview with Kyle Connor, Cisco’s transportation industry principal highlights his seven most important points:     Data will be the new oil Connor noted that in the past, government and transportation agencies have not gone much beyond storing IoT transportation data. But going forward, he expects those agencies…

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Intel hid chip flaws for more than 6 months

In letters sent to lawmakers it was revealed that Intel did not inform U.S. cybersecurity officials of the so-called Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public, six months after Alphabet notified the chipmaker of the problems.     Intel said it did not think the flaws needed to be shared with U.S. authorities as hackers had not exploited the vulnerabilities but current and former U.S. government officials have raised concerns that the government was not informed of the flaws before they became public because the…

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10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

Tech Security Firm SpiderOak Warns of Nightmare Scenarios to Come.  CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/  “As organizations and individuals become increasingly reliant on IoT for critical functions, the risks that we are taking are becoming greater and greater,” says Christopher Skinner, CEO of technology security firm SpiderOak. “Attack surfaces are exploding – the nearly 4 billion people online worldwide means 4 billion different entry points for criminals. We trust our devices and systems to drive our cars, deliver vital medical treatments, and protect our homes and supply chains, but these have never been more insecure.”…

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Bitcoin News 28 June 2017 – Large Cyber Attack Cripples Global Networks

Bitcoin News today – the Bitcoin price has recovered somewhat and so have the other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum. Be mindful of the fact that the cryptocurrency market has seen massive growth in the first 6 months of 2017 however, some volatility is expected in the short term.   What is your mindset – Speculator or long term investor? Learn about the fundamentals driving the Bitcoin price – Top Ten Drivers of the Bitcoin Price          News headlines:-   ‘Powerful’ cyber attack on Ukraine goes global – Chernobyl’s…

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