Cybersecurity is a term that sums up a number of activities, procedures and technologies that are used to maintain the protection of computer systems, private data that is stored in digital form, along with hardware and software. There are a lot of various measures that fit in cybersecurity’s definition. Cybersecurity measures include firewalls, cryptography, intrusion detection systems, special design with additional protection and other ways of security control. Cybersecurity companies provide services for both business and domestic use in different forms and approaches. Cybersecurity became an international field of study relatively recently. Cybersecurity certificates are earned by specialists who were taught in universities and various training courses to show proof of their qualifications. The recent outburst of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies gave a large boost to the development of cybersecurity.
A Chainalysis report finds more exchange hacks in 2019, but less money stolen than in heists from previous years.
Chainalysis Finds Exchanges Bolstering Security While Hackers Refine Attacks
Binance CEO and co-founder Changpeng Zhao suggested that, for most, keeping crypto assets on an exchange is safer than keeping the keys themselves.
Binance CEO Suggests Crypto Exchanges Are Safer Than Keeping One’s Keys
Smart contract auditing team ChainSecurity joins the Swiss branch of big four auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
PwC Switzerland Partners Smart Contract Auditing Team ChainSecurity
A team of researchers claims that the prototype silicon chip that they developed enables encryption that is impossible to break.
Can Bitcoin Benefit From New ‘Impossible to Crack’ Encryption Chips?
DXM, subsidiary of UpBit stakeholder Dunamu, works with crypto cybersecurity firm Ledger to launch an institutional crypto asset custody service.
Crypto Exchange UpBit Operator Launches Custody Service with Ledger
The software available for download on Monero’s official website was compromised to steal cryptocurrency.
Malware on Official Monero Website Can Steal Crypto: Investigator
California resident files a lawsuit against AT&T alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap resulting in the theft of over $1.8 million, includ...
California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts