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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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US Department of Energy Progresses With Blockchain Power Plant Security Research

A blockchain project sponsored by the United States government aiming to bolster power plant security has entered its second phase, participants confirmed in a press release on April 10.The project, principally a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and Colorado-based security firm

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Mauritius Financial Regulator Issues Guidelines on Security Token Offerings

The Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC) has issued a second guidance note concerning security token offering (STO) regulation, dated April 8.In the document, the FSC declared that security tokens are considered digitally represented securities as defined in the Securities Act of 2005. As a consequence, when STOs are conducted

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Tron to Let Swarm Issue TRX-Based Security Tokens After Promising Tron-Ethereum Collaboration Later in 2019

Tron announces that the Swarm startup will soon enable its customers to issue Tron-based security tokens Tron seems to be expanding at a fast pace. Last year this was mainly getting various exchanges to list TRX. Now the expansion is mainly about partnerships with other companies and attracting dapps makers from

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Bank Frick and Bitcoin Suisse Launch Crypto Certificate as a Classic Security and ERC20 Token

Liechtenstein-based private bank Bank Frick and Bitcoin Suisse have launched an active BTC-ETH tracker certificate that is available in traditional equity format and an ERC-20 token targeted at professional investors, this according to an official press release April 9, 2019. A New Crypto Tracker The BTC-ETH tracker, which tracks the performance of

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Massive Bitcoin Exchange Hack Exposes Arrogant Disregard of Security

In another blow to the crypto industry’s reputation, South Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb was hacked again on Saturday morning. The hack marks the second time the exchange has been successfully penetrated in less than a year. Is arrogance or incompetence to blame?Bithumb Hadn’t Even Repaired its Reputation Since the Last

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Hong Kong’s Securities Regulator Issues Detailed Guidance for Security Token Offerings

Hong Kong's securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued official guidance on security token offerings (STOs), in a statement published on March 28.The guidance aims to clarify the legal and regulatory requirements for parties engaging in STO-related activities. The document opens with a proposed working definition

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Digital Asset Trader AlphaPoint Upgrades Security Token Services for Institutions

Digital asset exchange AlphaPoint has upgraded its security token service designed for institutional clients, according to a press release obtained by Cointelegraph Thursday, March 28.The company that provides services to private equity, real estate, funds, and other institutional investors is now offering to issue asset-backed security tokens for its

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