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Blockchain is a public ledger that records all bitcoin transactions. It records all transactions that have ever occurred and is available to the public. Essentially meaning that everyone on the network can view each others account balances. Bitcoin being an online currency has all its information recorded online through the chains.

Peer to Peer Network

In addition Blockchain was able to solve the common problem with online currency known as double spending. It also means that the record cannot be altered retroactively without affecting all past blocks on the system. By storing data across the peer-to-peer network, it considerably reduces the risks that come with centrally held data.

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Cyber-Trust: Safeguarding IoT and building trust through blockchain

Dr Stavros Shiaeles, University of Plymouth and Dr Nicholas Kolokotronis, University of Peloponnese discuss how Cyber-Trust is being used to Safeguard Internet of Things (IoT).
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Blockchain: The fight against financial crime

Dave Elzas, CEO, Geneva Management Group discusses the role of blockchain in the fight against financial crime: could it prevent another Bernie Madoff, who pled guilty to the largest Ponzi scheme in world history?.
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Closing the global trade finance gap with a blockchain solution

Here, we find out that InventoryClub, a Commonwealth-focused trade finance application developer, is re-inventing trade finance in global trade, beginning with a blockchain platform to support a thriving trading community.
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Processes, vulnerabilities and dangers posed by cryptocurrencies

Marc Laliberte, Senior Security Analyst at WatchGuard Technologies, looks at the processes, vulnerabilities and dangers posed by cryptocurrencies.
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Leading the “Digital Single Market” and fighting cybersecurity

Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Digital Single Market aims to lead the “Digital Single Market”, as this article explores, plus his priorities for fighting cybersecurity.
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What is the EU doing to understand if Artificial Intelligence apps are trustworthy?

Here, we discuss an EU-funded project on financial technologies which intends to create an open-source risk management platform for blockchain and AI apps in finance.
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Closing the blockchain skills gap

Ken Weber, Head of Social Impact, Ripple, assesses the blockchain skills gap and the role of academia, governments and private organisations in helping to address it.
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Nearly a quarter of businesses monitor and track employees

As more businesses invest in surveillance technology to monitor and track employees in the workplace, questions are raised around whether the benefits override growing concerns around digital ethics.
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Facebook cryptocurrency: Libra needs to focus on data protection

Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, faces renewed questions from regulatory authorities on how it will protect user data and prevent money-laundering.
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Decentralising security for mobile devices: Is blockchain the viable solution?

Steven Sprague, Cofounder and CEO of Rivetz reveals a viable solution when it comes to decentralising security. He argues that there is great promise for creating mobile device security with blockchain technology.
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Ugandan President to explore use of MediConnect to tackle counterfeit drugs

MediConnect is pleased to announce that it has received indicative support from the Ugandan government to explore the use of its solution to tackle the spread of counterfeit drugs.
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How digital transformation can reinvent banking

Roland Bloesch, VP and Global Head of Regulation Industries at SAP Customer Experience highlights how digital transformation can reinvent banking as banks become forward-thinking, recognising the need to partner with fintechs.
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Future-proofing the skills of public sector technology professionals

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2019[1] suggests that public sector technology professionals have a growing desire to utilise their expertise and focus on their career-based learning in order to play a bigger role in their organisation.
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Open Access Government July 2019

Open Access Government July 2019 has an impressive array of intellectually stimulating content on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, legal affairs and HR & training.
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Crypto’s effect on the wider markets

Cryptocurrencies have been in vogue for several years, and everyone who works in the finance industry has a story or two about what the effects of crypto have looked like to them.
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EP3 Foundation – cutting edge privacy networks

EP3 Foundation is the trusted, neutral nonprofit using the privacy network technology to solve your identity, consent, and confidentiality requirements.
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Why the UK government is in need of digital transformation

In this piece, Andy Butcher talks us through some of the general technology changes involved in the immense, ongoing machinations of government digital transformation.
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Open Access Government April 2019

Open Access Government April 2019 showcases a wide array of insightful opinion articles on government policy issues across the globe, including health and social care, research and innovation, environment, agriculture, energy, transport, industry, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, legal affairs and HR & training.
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Bringing together Blockchain, IoT and AI: Turning Skynet into reality

In this article, the increasing power of Blockchain, the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence are explored in our ever-evolving modern world.
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Forming HEdpAY Alliance Group for adoption of crypto banking

Founder and CEO of HEdpAY explains how the creation of alliances in various sectors of business can provide financial services solution within the crypto banking ecosystem.

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