Using Blockchain for Authentication

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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

Bitcoin ? Blockchain

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Blockchain's Biggest Potential in Healthcare

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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

Is blockchain in the supply chain overhyped?

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From increasing conflict minerals traceability to monitoring supply chain disruptions or late delivery of shipments, the benefits of blockchain in the supply chain seem clear. Enterprise World Industry blockchain blockchain in the supply chain supply chain

Blockchain: The Good, the Bad and the Legal

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Gartner's Litan on Blockchain

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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

Records Disrupted: Blockchain as a Transformative Force

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Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

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Blockchain for Identity Management: It's Years Away

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But experts say blockchain is likely not the answer right now

The role of blockchain in helping organizations meet GDPR compliance

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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.

Microsoft Outlines Digital ID Plan Using Blockchain

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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

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

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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?

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 for Identity: 6 Hot Projects

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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.

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

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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

Buzzword Bingo: Quantum, AI, Blockchain, Crypto

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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.

California Enacts Blockchain Legislation

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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.”

Blockchain for Identity Management: Early Examples

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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

PwC eyes blockchain opportunities and risks

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

Strong data quality key to success with machine learning, AI or blockchain

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Artificial intelligence Machine learning BlockchainEnterprises must be skeptical of data as it essentially determines how the AI will work and bias in the data may be inherent because of past customers, business practices and sales.

Blockchain in Healthcare: The Potential and Limitations

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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

Monitoring blockchain's advance in insurance

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BlockchainQuestions like processes to know the customer, appropriate security, and reliable counterparties must still be answered.

Is blockchain a runaway train?

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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

Is it time to put blockchain in your supply chain?

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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.

How to Secure ‘Permissioned’ Blockchains

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Permissioned blockchains are growing in popularity as businesses attempt to cash in on the blockchain trend while keeping a firm hand on the tiller. You can also find Duncan’s previous Dark Reading blog, “If blockchain is the answer, what is the security question” here.

Blockchain and GDPR: Not mutually exclusive but can be a toxic blend

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Depending on who you listen to, the combination of GDPR and distributed ledger technology - DLT, aka blockchain - is either a poisonous cocktail or a magic potion. Blockchain GDPR Data management

Blockchain in Healthcare: Testing an ID App

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How might blockchain improve digital identity proofing in the healthcare sector? The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and security vendor Trusted Key are testing that out with a proof-of-concept application

The rise of blockchain and blockchain-as-a-service

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Blockchain Data management Data and information managementThe technology creates the perfect conditions for organizations to provide vendors, customers and employees with visibility into their operations.

Blockchain Unchained - Discovering its Potential in Information Management


Blockchain is the hot topic of the IT industry – the explosive and rapid growth of BitCoin has taken the obscure technology of distributed ledgers into mainstream consciousness. But the question we want to ask is “ Does Blockchain have a role to play in Information Management?

EU Parliament Adopts Blockchain Resolution

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On October 3, 2018, the European Parliament passed its long awaited resolution on distributed ledger technologies and blockchains (the “Blockchain Resolution”). The Blockchain Resolution was adopted to protect and empower EU citizens and businesses with respect to the specific issues that arise in relation to the blockchain or “distributed ledger” technology, one of which being the tension with data protection rights and the GDPR in general.

The role of blockchain in thwarting data breaches

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Ways to tap into its unique characteristics have expanded dramatically, and the ability of blockchain to address the complex world of data security and digital trust is beginning to ripple through a wide swath of industries. Blockchain Data security Cyber security

Using Blockchain to Support a New Approach to ID Management

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Blockchain, the digital ledger used for cryptocurrency, can serve as an effective identity management platform, asserts Chris Boscolo, CEO of ZNO Labs, who describes an approach he calls "self-sovereign identity

The Tension between GDPR and Blockchain: Are they Polar Opposites or Can they Co-exist


A potentially problematic challenge for industry and legislators is the apparent tension between privacy rights and the rapid adoption of blockchain-based applications which are expected to reach $10.6 The structure of the blockchain does not allow for any such changes.

3 large health insurers, 2 vendors begin test of blockchain

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Blockchain Distributed ledger technology Health insurancePilot program to use the emerging technology to validate info in provider directories, says Mike Jacobs.

How blockchain is transforming organizations and the world

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In their new book, the authors say blockchain challenges many industries, of which financial services will see the largest impact in the coming years. Accordingly, this necessarily begs the question—how will blockchain have an impact on other global problems? Blockchain Distributed ledger technology Data management

Redefining Security with Blockchain

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Blockchain offers a proactive approach to secure a new generation of digital platforms and services for both enterprises and individuals

Anti-fraud blockchain for invoice financing goes live

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Software firm MonetaGo and three Indian factoring exchanges have launched a blockchain that can identify invoices that have already been loaned against. Blockchain Distributed ledger technology Bank technology

Don't believe the hype: There are no good uses for blockchain

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After 10 years of development, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain that has been widely adopted. Blockchain Bitcoin Payments

Blockchain's Bid to Rid the World of Data Breaches

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Also, there's a move afoot to use blockchain technology to better protect people's personally identifiable information Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Ransomware crypto-locks customer data stored by a cloud-based service provider.