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Why blockchain may hold the key to next-gen endpoint security solutions

A security researcher warns we should be more concerned about securing digital endpoints than the future of end-to-end encryption. Find out why she is excited about blockchain technology.

Source: Why blockchain may hold the key to next-gen endpoint security solutions – TechRepublic

Retailers’ web tracking can expose ‘real world identity’ of bitcoin users

Consumers who elect to pay for goods and services online using the cryptocurrency ‘bitcoin’ can have their identities exposed when online retailers use cookies or device fingerprinting technologies, according to a new study.

Source: Retailers’ web tracking can expose ‘real world identity’ of bitcoin users, US study finds

When the cookie meets the blockchain

Cryptocurrencies are portrayed as a more anonymous and less traceable method of payment than credit cards. So if you shop online and pay with Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency, how much privacy do you have? In a new paper, we show just how little.

Source: When the cookie meets the blockchain

Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity

Hackers can shut down entire networks, tamper with data, lure unwary users into cybertraps, steal and spoof identities, and carry out other devious attacks by leveraging centralized repositories and single points of failure.

Source: Blockchain’s brilliant approach to cybersecurity | VentureBeat | Security | by Ben Dickson, TechTalks

New Privacy-Protecting Identity Platform announced

LuxTrust S.A., the leading European Trust Services Provider, and Cambridge Blockchain LLC, the Massachusetts-based pioneer in digital identity enterprise software, today announced the development of a new privacy-protecting European identity platform. The platform will offer businesses and consumers a trusted environment to exchange and manage personal data online, in full compliance with strict data privacy rules such as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Source: LuxTrust and Cambridge Blockchain Announce Privacy-Protecting Identity Platform | news.sys-con.com

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