CRIP.TO participated in the Dubai International Blockchain Summit, held in the Atlantis, The Palm Dubai on the 8th of January. The Summit had over 3000+ investors and 50+ sponsors, and was a great opportunity for the CRIP.TO team to showcase their solution and meet interested investors, as well as form collaborations with other upcoming startups.
On the heels of all the high profile data breaches of the past few months, the EU and UK have drafted new laws to protect the data of individuals. Current laws for this purpose date back to the late 1990s before the internet and social media dominated digital interactions. What do the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the EU and the Data Protection Bill (DPB) in the UK cover?
Bitcoin started the cryptocurrency phenomenon in 2009. Now, nearly 10 years later, it has seen its value exceed $18,000 per coin on occasion and other coins have flooded onto the market. The most common means by which a cryptocurrency begins life is through an initial coin offering or ICO. This is the cryptocurrency equivalent (in some ways) to an initial public offering (IPO) in the stock market only without any of the regulatory oversight.
With this little homage to the movie “Jaws,” it appears hackers have taken their trade in a whole new direction, hacking networks through fish tank thermometers. At least those that are connected to the web as an Internet of Things (IoT) device.