Bitcoin ? Blockchain

Weissman's World

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Blockchain and Trust

Schneier on Security

He was referring to blockchain , the system behind bitcoin cryptocurrency. Much has been written about blockchains and how they displace, reshape, or eliminate trust. But when you analyze both blockchain and trust, you quickly realize that there is much more hype than value.

Using Blockchain for Authentication

Data Breach Today

In an interview, Rohas Nagpal, a chief architect at Primechain Technologies, describes how blockchain can be used for authentication and pinpoints areas where blockchain is not the ideal technology. He'll be a featured speaker at ISMG's Security Summit in Mumbai Thursday

Blockchain Technology is Recordkeeping Technology!

IG Guru

The post Blockchain Technology is Recordkeeping Technology! Blockchain IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Records Management Risk News Sponsored Storage DLT Pat Franks San Jose State University SJSUPatricia C.

The Institutes' RiskStream Collaborative goes beyond blockchain

Information Management Resources

Blockchain Internet of things Artificial intelligence Machine learning AnalyticsDirector of the former RiskBlock Alliance discusses name change and expanded digital focus including IoT, AI and analytics.

Blockchain's Biggest Potential in Healthcare

Data Breach Today

Where is the greatest potential for the implementation of blockchain in healthcare? Attorney Steven Teppler discusses the possibilities for the distributed ledger technology as well as its security pros and cons

Blockchain in Healthcare: The Potential Benefits, Risks

Data Breach Today

Indiana University Health is evaluating the use of blockchain in two areas to improve healthcare information security, Mitch Parker, CISO, says in an interview at the HIMSS19 conference. He sizes up the potential risks and benefits

8 ways blockchain will change finance & accounting

DXC Technology

Blockchain is rapidly evolving from hype to high-value technology with real-world applications in business. In 2017, blockchain began making its way onto the roadmap of business process services. Business Processes accounting blockchain financeNow it is emerging in full operational deployments and disrupting fundamental business processes related to buying and selling and converging into mainstream accounting technology used to record […].

Facebook's Cryptocoin: A Disguised PayPal on a Blockchain?

Data Breach Today

But some critics argue that the project seems more like a trendy and unnecessary redressing of a PayPal-like system with a blockchain

Gartner's Litan on Blockchain

Data Breach Today

Analyst Cuts Through Hype and Details Real-World Uses to Help Fight Fraud Blockchain is high on the hype meter in 2018, but Gartner's Avivah Litan is encouraged by practical applications of the technology to secure financial transactions, protect identity and help organizations fight fraud

Speaking of: Blockchain (with Alan Pelz-Sharpe)

Weissman's World

Tons, especially when the subject is blockchain, and the guest expert is Alan Pelz-Sharpe! Join our discussion of the disruptive force blockchain will prove to be in records and information governance. Blockchain

Records Disrupted: Blockchain as a Transformative Force

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7 Hard Truths About Blockchain Security


Experts tout blockchain security — but how safe is blockchain technology? Blockchain secures data because its distributed nature prevents a single point of system failure. Think of blockchain as a digital record book of which all users have a complete copy, and no one can add to it (unless everyone agrees the new transactions are genuine). But the blockchain does not live in a vacuum. Blockchain Is Not Impervious.

Blockchain White Paper

National Archives Records Express

We are pleased to announce the release of our Blockchain White Paper. While it includes a very high-level overview of the technical aspects of blockchain, it is useful to records managers because it explores the various implications for Federal electronic records management programs. The white paper began as an internal effort to assist NARA staff in learning more about the technology and how agencies are using it.

Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

Weissman's World

Though blockchain […]. The post Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain appeared first on Holly Group. Blockchain information governance

Blockchain is Real, But Still Not for Everybody

Weissman's World

I have conversations every day with people who believe either (a) blockchain is just another overhyped new technology being foisted upon us by unscrupulous vendors, or (b) it’s the solution to all their problems. As written and discussed before in this space (and plenty of ‘elsewheres,’ too), blockchain […]. The post Blockchain is Real, But Still Not for Everybody appeared first on Holly Group. Blockchain infogov records

Blockchain: The Good, the Bad and the Legal

Data Breach Today

Blockchain for Identity Management: It's Years Away

Data Breach Today

But experts say blockchain is likely not the answer right now

Practical business uses for blockchain technology

DXC Technology

Blockchain was created as the public transaction ledger for the bitcoin cryptocurrency, but blockchain technology also has a variety of practical applications in enterprise business process scenarios. The beauty of blockchain is that virtually any type of data can be put into the distributed ledger. Banking & Capital Markets Public Sector Service Management blockchain service management supply chain

How IoT, AI and blockchain will enable tomorrow’s autonomous supply chain

OpenText Information Management

The supply chain has been impacted by numerous … The post How IoT, AI and blockchain will enable tomorrow’s autonomous supply chain appeared first on OpenText Blogs. Business Network AI automate supply chain autonomous supply chain blockchain IoT supply chain

The role of blockchain in helping organizations meet GDPR compliance

Information Management Resources

GDPR Blockchain Data management Data privacy Data securityMany have begun to consider whether the technology could be used to improve customer data management processes, as they relate to the upcoming EU mandate.

Innovation Lab: The Role of Blockchain in Information Governance


The blockchain is one of those technologies and in the information management world there are some interesting ways it is helping increase data security, accountability, and transparency. Blockchain – just the basics. Reuters Blockchain explained.

Microsoft Outlines Digital ID Plan Using Blockchain

Data Breach Today

Encrypted ID 'Hubs' Will Safely Store Personal Data After a year of brainstorming on blockchain technology, Microsoft says it will add support in its Authenticator app for a decentralized identity system that's designed to put users in control of their personal information



What does blockchain have to do with information governance? “Blockchain Has Power to Transform,” The Wall Street Journal , March 12, 2018 B4. It’s early days yet, but think about what happens with information. It gets created, modified, transferred, stored, used, reused, exchanged, and, hopefully, deleted at the end of its life. Would it be useful to be able to track who owns the information and where it is at each step of its life?

Blockchain for Identity: 6 Hot Projects

Data Breach Today

Distributed Ledgers For Identity and Access Management Have Great Promise Blockchain technology already underpins the boom in cryptocurrencies, but is also being rigorously tested and developed for other applications, including identity and access management.

When is Blockchain not secure? Learn why you need Blockchain Defender

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The post When is Blockchain not secure? Learn why you need Blockchain Defender appeared first on IG GURU. Blockchain IG News information security Risk News #infosec Scott Schober

Emergence of Blockchain in Finance Requires Secure, Streamlined Data Management


Blockchain in finance is advancing as financial services providers and regulators look into the different ways cryptocurrencies will impact payments, value exchange and other elements of the financial landscape. Financial Services blockchain cryptocurrency legislation recordkeeping

Buzzword Bingo: Quantum, AI, Blockchain, Crypto

Data Breach Today

Thales e-Security's Jon Geater Separates Hype From Utility Quantum computing, blockchain, crypto, internet of things: There's a lot of hype around these technology areas, says Jon Geater, CTO of Thales e-Security.

Blockchain for Identity Management: Early Examples

Data Breach Today

Early experiments are demonstrating how blockchain, the distributed and immutable ledger behind virtual currencies, potentially could play an important role in identity management, says Avivah Litan, a Gartner Research analyst

There's No Good Reason to Trust Blockchain Technology

WIRED Threat Level

Blockchain solutions are frequently much worse than the systems they replace. Opinion: Cryptocurrencies are useless. Here's why. Opinion Security

Blockchain in Healthcare: The Potential and Limitations

Data Breach Today

Blockchain holds potential for supporting secure health data exchange, but it has limitations that organizations need to keep in mind, says Intel's David Houlding in this in-depth interview on the technology

California Enacts Blockchain Legislation

Hunton Privacy

As reported on the Blockchain Legal Resource , California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2658 for the purpose of further studying blockchain’s application to Californians. Specifically, the law requires the Secretary of the Government Operations Agency to convene a blockchain working group prior to July 1, 2019. Under the new law, “blockchain” means “a mathematically secured, chronological and decentralized ledger or database.”

What Records Management Professionals Need to Know About Blockchain


Blockchain is best known as the technology underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but its potential applications are far broader. Blockchain can potentially eliminate the need for third-party verification of authenticity.

Blockchain's biggest challenge: Securing the world’s most secure technology

Information Management Resources

The problem comes when hackers use authorized additions to the blockchain as cover to disguise and attach malware aimed at attacking the blockchain from within. Blockchain Data security Data strategy

PwC eyes blockchain opportunities and risks

Information Management Resources

PricewaterhouseCoopers is developing blockchain technology to help clients validate transactions as they deal with possible risks. Blockchain Distributed ledger technology PwC

Is blockchain a runaway train?

Information Management Resources

Momentum is continuing unabated for blockchain projects and initial coin offerings as the potential for blockchain continues to be realized. Blockchain Payment processing Bitcoin U.S. Canada China

Facebook hires London blockchain payments experts

Information Management Resources

Cryptocurrencies Blockchain FacebookFacebook is inching closer to threatening traditional processors and financial institutions with its own digital currency by adding staff with expertise in the underlying technology.

Cigna, Sentara Healthcare join blockchain collaborative

Information Management Resources

A major health insurer and an integrated delivery system are among the latest organizations to join a blockchain collaborative aiming to bring the technology to healthcare. Payer Edition Payers Payer migration Blockchain Claims

Is it time to put blockchain in your supply chain?

OpenText Information Management

In the OpenText™ Business Network – top ten supply chain predictions for 2018 blog post, prediction number 3 was Blockchain starts to be embraced across the supply chain. The full prediction stated: Today, companies are looking for ways to apply blockchain technology to the supply chain.

What the Blockchain Taught Us about IT Security

Security Affairs

It is not just about security, but in utilizing Blockchain to secure your company and your information. But it is not just about security, but in utilizing Blockchains to secure your company and your information. That is where blockchains come in. What is a Blockchain?