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Cybercriminals are using blockchain to improve security. Should you?

Business-minded hackers are testing blockchain technologies to secure their illegal operations. Here's what enterprises can learn from them.

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Blockchain only as strong as its weakest link

The blockchain might be secure, but is all the software interacting with it? In many cases, no. We’ve seen in an increase in cyberattacks due to vulnerabilities in the software side of the blockchain, from wallets to smart contracts...

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The chatbot revolution will (not) be secure

Two blockchain projects hope to prevent bot authentication issues before they start.

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Mingis on Tech: The blockchain evolution, from services...to smartphones

Oracle joins other major tech vendors by rolling out its blockchain-as-a-service offering, and two smartphone makers plan to include the technology in new devices this year. Get the latest on the blockchain craze.

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5 ways to hack blockchain in the enterprise

Experts warn of blockchain security risks in non-cryptocurrency use cases.

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How are small businesses adopting blockchain technology?

How and why small businesses are taking advantage of blockchain technology to improve their business models – from their cloud storage to their payment methods.

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How cloud storage solutions are evolving to fight hackers

Decentralized cloud services are disrupting the industry, increasing security and more. Here's how these companies are looking to the future and designing a new breed of storage solutions: decentralized, blockchain-backed cloud...

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How agencies learned to stop worrying and love the blockchain

A little uncertainty is a small price to pay for the promise of better security.

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4 reasons blockchain could improve data security

Learn why security experts should be looking at blockchain.

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Mingis on Tech: Using blockchain to track carbon credits

With blockchain technology showing up in everything from global shipping to cloud storage and real estate transactions, it's no surprise that it's now seen as a way to help companies trade and sell carbon credits.

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What is blockchain technology?

Cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin has garnered most of the media coverage and hype to date, but keep your eye on blockchain – this new technology is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter century ago....

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Mingis on Tech: Reflections on RSA 2018

This year's RSA security conference focused on a variety of cybersecurity topics – everything from blockchain to the looming GDPR rules. CSO's Steve Ragan was there and offers insights on what he learned.

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Bitcoin network 3 to 10 times more 'evil' than the rest of the internet

New research published by Rapid7 reveals that the bitcoin network is at least three times "more evil" than the entire internet.

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Why blockchain isn’t always the answer

Blockchain vendors are touting the technology as a solution to many security (and other) problems. Consider costs and alternatives before jumping on the bandwagon.

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How to detect and prevent crypto mining malware

Hackers are placing crypto mining software on devices, networks, and websites at an alarming rate. These tools can help spot it before it does great harm.

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Technologies that will disrupt business in 2018

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, these dozen disruptive technologies and trends will begin driving how business gets done at forward-thinking organizations this year.

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8 hot cyber security trends (and 4 going cold)

What trends do security pros have their eyes on? Their answers run the gamut from tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training.

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