Tag: blockchain

MSPs need to get in the blockchain game

MSPs need to get in the blockchain game

Blockchain burst onto the scene in a big way over the past decade. It propelled cryptocurrencies to new heights and spawned a whole new class of cybercriminals, with cryptojacking. However, blockchain’s long-hyped benefits to MSPs have been uneven and slow...

/ December 19, 2019
You can experiment with blockchain development tools for free

You can experiment with blockchain development tools for free

You might easily have missed it this week, when Kadena, a Brooklyn, New York startup, announced a free private Blockchain as a Service tool in the Azure Marketplace, but it could be more relevant to you than you think. When...

/ September 2, 2019 / 1 Comment
Tech Time Warp: Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!

Tech Time Warp: Happy Bitcoin Pizza Day!

This week, Microsoft announced Project ION, its decentralized identification (DID) verification system built on top of the bitcoin blockchain. ION (Identity Overlay Network) is the first such project by a major tech company and could revolutionize the way users log...

/ May 17, 2019
Blockchain to the rescue for IoT?

Blockchain to the rescue for IoT?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding, emerging in fields and industries that even a year ago would have seemed unlikely. From an MSP perspective, the increased presence of IoT devices means there are numerous new attack surfaces to defend....

/ November 7, 2018
Managing identity between machines remains a challenge

Managing identity between machines remains a challenge

As we move into a time of machines conducting business on our behalf, we need to start thinking about the implications of that in terms of security and identity. If your machine is talking to my machine, we suddenly have...

/ October 5, 2018
AWS decides the blockchain is worth a shot after all

AWS decides the blockchain is worth a shot after all

When AWS CEO Andy Jassy told reporters at the re:invent conference last December that he had little interest in blockchain technologies, there was no reason to doubt him. Still, he left a small opening that suggested they might be in...

/ April 25, 2018
Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Google Cloud looks ready to board the blockchain train

Blockchain is surely the buzzword of the day. All you need to do is put blockchain in your title and your stock goes up, as we actually saw a soft drink company attempt at the end of last year. Yet,...

/ March 22, 2018
Blockchain is the cloud’s latest obsession

Blockchain is the cloud’s latest obsession

Every year it seems, the cloud gets obsessed with a shiny new toy. Last year it was artificial intelligence and machine learning. This year, it’s blockchain and the various cloud platform companies are competing for your attention. With Platform-as-a-Service, a...

/ October 5, 2017