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cryptographyIBM predicts Lattice Cryptography will be big within 5 years to stop hackers

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IBM’s mission is to help their clients change the way the world works. There’s no better example of that than IBM Research’s annual “5 in 5” technology predictions. Each year, they showcase some of the biggest breakthroughs coming out of …

blockchainIBM Crypto-anchors and blockchain will save up to $600 billion per year from fraud

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IBM’s mission is to help their clients change the way the world works. There’s no better example of that than IBM Research’s annual “5 in 5” technology predictions. Each year, they showcase some of the biggest breakthroughs coming out of …

blockchainUse a hardware wallet to securely trade alternative cryptocurrencies

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Cryptocurrencies are mainly traded on Coinbase. Coinbase only allows trading on about four cryptocurrencies. Trading on the thousands of other cryptocurrencies is often on less secure exchanges. Getting a hardware wallet like Ledger Nano S (about $110) is needed to …

blockchainBlockchain identity management could replace passwords and fix many hacking problems

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IBM, other large companies and startups are working on a global shift to decentralized identity that is built on blockchain technology. This would mean a person would control their digital identity and would not need to use passwords for systems …

chinaCryptography and radar won WW2 and today Quantum military technologies are similarly critical

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Cryptography and radar were technologies that won World War 2. Broken codes let the allies know where major forces were being moved. So the US fleet could choose where to intercept the Japanese Navy for the Battle of Midway. Radar …

financeExpert advice on Cybersecurity

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Enlightened, Inc. is an award-winning Information Technology (IT) Consulting firm that helps clients solve complex business problems by leveraging technology. They work in the following areas: Cybersecurity Software development Management Consulting Business Process Outsourcing Nextbigfuture interviewed Antwanye Ford President and …

camerasDigital Big Brothers – China tripling surveillance cameras by 2020, UK and US also have mass surveillance

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China had 176 million surveillance cameras in operation last year and the speed of growth is expected to see that figure more than triple to reach 626 million by 2020. The UK is currently still considered to be the most …

internetNextbigfuture will be switching comments back to Solid Opinion

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Solid Opinion has improved the response time of their system. Once some reintegration work is done, Nextbigfuture will switch the comment system back. It was previously believed that WordPress comments would be better, but this has proven not to be …

internetUber paid a $100,000 ransom to hackers who stole data on 57 million customers in 2016

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Uber lost data on 50 million riders and 7 million drivers in 2016 and paid ransom and did not tell users. Compromised data from the October 2016 attack included names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders …

cyberHacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide from leaked NSA hacking tools

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Current and former NSA (National Security Agency) officials say the Shadow Brokers disclosures, which began in August 2016, have been catastrophic for the N.S.A., calling into question its ability to protect potent cyberweapons and its very value to national security. …