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London/Luxembourg Start-Up To Use Blockchain For Social Good

Launched in 2016, a London/Luxembourg start-up is planning to use the blockchain to create a new kind of bank that will help tackle global poverty. Humaniq is designed for those who don’t possess identification, with the mobile app utilizing a new reputation concept based on facial recognition for identity management. The fourth-generation mobile bank is […]

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Israeli Cyber-Security Firms to Form Links in The UK

A dozen Israeli companies specialising in cyber security are to visit the UK next week, as part of an initiative to link British and Israeli firms, Jewish News reported. A series of events are being planned from Monday, with British financial firms such as Aviva Insurance and Royal Bank of Scotland among those interested in […]

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Singapore Tops UN Global Cyber Security Ranking

According to Channel News Asia, Singapore tops ITU global cybersecurity preparedness index and has a better cybersecurity approach than the US and other wealthy countries A UN survey by the UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) rated Singapore as top in the world based on its legal, technical and organisational institutions, educational and research capabilities and cooperation […]

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Cybersecurity chief: Singapore escaped cyberattacks through luck

In 2017, some companies in Singapore suffered network security breaches, however the country escaped the brunt of global malware attacks like the WannaCry ransomware attack. David Koh, chief executive of the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) of Singapore in an interview with Channel NewsAsia stated that this was due to sheer luck. “It is not that Singapore […]

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Threat Monitoring, Detection & Response Report

Alert Logic, a Security-as-a-Service provider for the cloud, has announced the results of a survey conducted with 400 UK cybersecurity professionals to better understand the evolving cyber threat landscape UK companies face. The survey uncovered key findings such as: Dealing with advances threats is the most significant concern for cybersecurity professionals: ransomware (48%), phishing attacks (48%) and […]

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