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‘Blockchain bandits’ brute-forcing weak Ethereum private keys
Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has found that poorly implemented private key generation is facilitating the theft of cryptocurrency.
IBM supports Lenovo Data Center Group with blockchain-powered customer service
Lenovo Data Center Group will now leverage IBM's blockchain and cognitive services to improve its customer care.
IDC: APeJ blockchain spending to grow over 80%
Blockchain spending is forecast to grow by 83.9% year over year in 2019, and 77.5% by 2022.
Paving the road to self-sovereign identity using blockchain
Internet users are often required to input personal information and highly-valuable data from contact numbers to email addresses to make use of the various platforms and services available online.
Blockchain incubator set to bolster Australian industry
“Crypto SA Lab is about building a community and an industry in South Australia by providing these technical skills.”
What is blockchain good for?
"It’s been over a decade since blockchain was first introduced and though the hype has faded, distributed ledger technology is far from dead."
Oracle blockchain now available as part of Everledger’s tracking solution
“Our longstanding goal has been to help customers to manage, protect, analyse and use the world’s data for the benefit of all."
UK’s IT pros not learning fast enough to manage their environments
A new SolarWinds study has found that if the current IT workforce is to keep up with the pace of innovation, there will need to be some significant changes.
Huawei commits to Hong Kong with new cloud tech
Hosting its 2019 Cloud Summit in Hong Kong, Huawei announced it is throwing significant investment into region.
Two Ministers’ thoughts on blockchain in Oz
Minister Karen Andrews, and Minister Simon Birmingham have released a joint statement on the national blockchain roadmap and extra $100,000 funding.
Singapore firm to launch borderless open data sharing platform
Singapore-based Ocean Protocol, a decentralised data exchange that promotes data sharing, has revealed details of what could be the kickstart to a global and borderless data economy.
Maximising blockchain’s potential with privilege controls - CyberArk
While blockchain itself is considered to be ‘safe’, vulnerabilities can be targeted on the endpoints.
Why NZ could become a global blockchain leader
“If these technologies are going to serve society then we need to solve the problem of giving one vote to one human, we need the social layer, not just the technological layer.”
Turkcell infuses blockchain into identity management
A Turkish company called Turkcell has released a new identity management solution that works by harnessing the power of the blockchain.
HPE launches blockchain-based data monetisation platform
HPE and Continental’s platform leverages a decentralised architecture based on blockchain technologies.
How blockchain could help stop video piracy in its tracks
An Australian video tech firm has successfully tested a blockchain trial that could end up being a welcome relief for video creators and the fight against video piracy.
Gartner’s top 10 data and analytics trends for 2019
Data is the fuel for the modern world, and analytics the engine. Gartner has compiled the top 10 trends to watch this year.
Oracle updates enterprise blockchain platform
Oracle’s enterprise blockchain has been updated to include more capabilities to enhance development, integration, and deployment of customers’ new blockchain applications.
Hyundai works with IBM to create a new blockchain-based platform
The network for commercial financing will supposedly provide participants with a single view of all the transactions happening in the network.
How Australia's energy market can be a case study for data rights
"There is clearly a need to rethink how electricity consumption information is exchanged."
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
Frost & Sullivan: Big data is key to preventing cyber breaches
“This technology can proactively predict breaches before they happen, as well as uncover patterns from past incidents to support policy decisions."
The top technologies shaping future ‘proactive’ cybersecurity
Frost & Sullivan has highlighted emerging technology trends that are set to change the way enterprises protect themselves against cybercrime.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.