PumaPay’s cryptobilling solution gains PCI compliance

Limassol, Cyprus, July 2019 – PumaPay, the innovative blockchain-based payment system, announces its cryptobilling solution, PullPayment Protocol, has secured PCI (payment card industry) compliance. PCI is an industry standard that everyone who issues a credit or debit card must meet. PumaPay’s compliance puts PullPayment Protocol in league with traditional card issuers, marking a milestone in the integration of cryptopayments into mainstream consumer habits.    Looking back at the Target data breach in 2013, the WhatsApp security breach this past May, and everything in between, it’s clear that there’s no overstating…

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Stanford Team Designs Findora Platform to Decentralize the Financial System

Findora ensures data privacy, regulatory compliance, and full scalability   Menlo Park, California – A team of entrepreneurs and academics has unveiled the development of Findora, a cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building financial applications.   Findora’s leadership team is comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and Stanford academics, including Charles Lu, Ben Fisch, Benedikt Bünz, and John Powers. Fisch and Bünz are each known for several inventions in the blockchain sphere, including Bulletproofs, verifiable delay functions, and Filecoin’s proof-of-storage. Powers is the former CEO of Stanford’s USD $25 billion fund.   …

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seriesOne and Polymath Partner to Deliver an End-To-End Solution for Security Token Issuers

NEW YORK, March 19, 2019 – seriesOne Inc., a leading global digital securities fundraising platform, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Polymath, the industry-leading security token platform, to simplify the complex challenges of creating and managing security tokens (blockchain-based digital securities). This is a critical component of the full digital securities offering ecosystem available through the seriesOne platform.     The partnership with Polymath enables issuers to create and manage tokens that are compliant throughout their entire lifecycle; from initial offering to trading on a secondary exchange.…

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BitMEX Announces Regulatory Expert Angelina Kwan as COO

  BitMEX Appoints Leading Regulatory Expert Angelina Kwan as COO – Former Managing Director of HKEX to advance global crypto trading platform’s growth   Seychelles — October 2, 2018 — BitMEX, one of the world’s leading crypto-coin trading platforms, has appointed leading regulatory expert Angelina Kwan to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Kwan previously served as Managing Director and Head of Regulatory Compliance for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX). She will be responsible for overseeing and driving the company’s growth, while guiding BitMEX on its mission to…

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Polymath and Prime Trust Announce Partnership to Provide Custody for ST-20 Security Tokens

  Toronto & Las Vegas — August 28 — Polymath, the blockchain industry’s first securities token platform, and Prime Trust, an SEC qualified custodian, have announced a partnership that will see Polymath and Prime Trust working together to develop custody solutions for security tokens utilizing the ST-20 standard.     Prime Trust is currently capable of providing custody of POLY, an ERC-20 token, and is looking to provide custody for ST-20 Security Tokens, which are backwards compatible with ERC-20 tokens. A unique feature of ST-20 tokens is that they have…

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Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending Will Reach $1.5 Billion in 2018

STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2018 – Press Release – By 2021, Regulatory Compliance Will Become the Prime Influencer for IoT Security Uptake.  Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organizations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion. “In IoT initiatives, organizations often don’t have control over…

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