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U.S. Healthcare Sector Records Rise in Data Breaches

Hackers last year targeted multi-million dollar companies, personal information, bank documents and login credentials. They also expanded their business into the healthcare sector. It is no secret that the world we live in now is seeing ransomware and hacking incidents more than ever and that makes everyone a target. Healthcare organizations or the Health sector last year alone recorded 233 ... Read More »

Can the blockchain technology disrupt the online gaming sector?

Apart from what one might think, the link between online gaming and cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin, has existed since the early days, when bitcoin was worth no more than $10. I remember in 2012, buying bitcoin via Linden Dollars (L$), which was a virtual currency of an online MMORPG, or a virtual world as described by its creators, known as “Second ... Read More »

World Economic Forum Publishes Flattering Report on Blockchain’s impact on the Financial Sector

On Friday, August 12th, the World Economic Forum published a 130-page report indicating the blockchain (otherwise known as Distributed Ledger Technology, or DLT) framework could have wide-reaching effects on mainstream financial technology, and the financial industry overall. Founded in 1971 for promoting global entrepreneurship and cooperation between the public and private sectors, the Geneva-based non-profit World Economic Forum collaborated with ... Read More »