On August 1st Bitcoin was split into Bitcoin (BTC) and the clonecoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The means of this split was both a source code “hard fork,” creating an incompatible and independent crypto currency, in conjunction with a clone of the entire blockchain. Everyone who had bitcoins (BTC) before the fork has the same number of coins in bitcoin cash (BCH). In this article, I’ll explain the security and risks related to this split by discussing the motives, technical differences, and the consequences to the eco-system.
Blockchain technology offers a more secure and reliable way of improving cybersecurity in organizations. This article discusses how blockchain-enhanced cybersecurity can help protect organizations from ransomware attacks like WannaCry and Petya.
Government and business leaders in every corner are experimenting with blockchain solutions. But these projects face the risk of becoming dead-on-arrival if their designers fail to prepare for the looming threat of quantum computers.
After attending AppSec California this past January, Arleena Faith learned some interesting lessons that she wanted to share with other Software Developers and professionals in the Software Security field. The topics included in this Experts Corner range from insights on scaling a Software Security Initiative to automating Security Testing within the pipeline.
Security researchers at the CWI institute in Amsterdam working together with a team from Google found a practical way to compromise the SHA-1 hash algorithm. The goal of this post on ITSPmagazine is to explain the impact of this finding and what can be done to mitigate the risk.
When lives are on the line when the latest Ransomware message comes in, perhaps we'll wish we looked back over time to predict what could happen in the future.