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Blockchain Patent Granted to Cybersecurity Company Owned by U.S. Defense Contractor

Documents published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on April 16 reveal that Texas-based cybersecurity company Forcepoint has been awarded a blockchain-related patent.Forcepoint is owned by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, and Crunchbase estimates its yearly revenue to be $600

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Kudelski Security Partners with BTblock, fusing Blockchain Consulting with Technology for better Cybersecurity and Design

Kudelski Security, the premier cybersecurity innovator for today’s most security-conscious organizations and BTblock, a Blockchain and cybersecurity consultancy firm, are joining to aim for greater cybersecurity oversight and design in Blockchain implementations. The partnership brings business expertise, networks and infrastructures together to offer disruptive startup and enterprise-level companies more extensive

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Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Subsidiary Nets $7 Mln in Pre-STO Investment Ahead of Q2 Sale

A subsidiary of Swiss cybersecurity and blockchain firm WISeKey has raised $7 million in an pre-funding round prior to launching a security token offering (STO), the company confirmed in a press release on April 11.WISeCoin, which came into being in August last year, plans to conduct the STO in

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Cybersecurity, Blockchain Firm WISeKey Acquires Interest in Data Infrastructure Firm

Switzerland-based blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and cybersecurity firm WISeKey has acquired a 22 percent interest in American data infrastructure firm Tarmin through a multi-million USD transaction, exact amount unspecified. The news was revealed in an official announcement from WISeKey on April 3.WISeKey focuses on creating digital identity ecosystems

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Cybersecurity Firm WISeKey Launches Blockchain-Powered ID Solution for IoT Devices

Switzerland-based blockchain and cybersecurity firm WISeKey has launched a new blockchain-powered digital identity solution to protect Internet of Things (IoT) devices and their data. The news was announced in a WISeKey press release on March 29.WISeKey focuses on secure authentication and identification solutions for people and smart objects by

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Maltese Financial Regulator Issues Cybersecurity Consultation for Blockchain Industry

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has issued a consultation on cybersecurity, associated with new technologies such as blockchain, the agency tweeted on Feb. 8.In a consultation document called “Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity,” the MFSA suggested that the agency’s cybersecurity system should comply with international standards, including guidelines by the

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Swiss Cybersecurity Firm Opens Blockchain Center in Geneva

Switzerland-based blockchain and cybersecurity firm WISeKey has opened a Blockchain Center of Excellence in Geneva, according to an announcement on Feb. 1.WISeKey focuses on secure authentication and identification using a cryptographic tool called Root of Trust. The company is increasingly incorporating Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology into its

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