22 Nov 2022

Blockchain adds security link to supply chain management

Being able to track the whereabouts of goods on a map is great, but the deeper issues in supply chain management are trust and provenance. Customers need to trust that the goods received match the expectations of their order. The origins of those materials are important too. You might not

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15 Sep 2022

10 examples of smart contracts on blockchain

With smart contracts’ rapid growth, IT leaders should understand the role those contracts could play within an enterprise technology ecosystem. Smart contracts on blockchain have the potential to streamline certain business processes and some business and IT leaders are looking at the potential use cases, such as in the area of

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27 Jun 2022

Managing risk in blockchain deployments

Trail of Bits has released an operational risk assessment report on blockchain technology. As more businesses consider the innovative advantages of blockchains and, more generally, distributed ledger technologies (DLT), executives must decide whether and how to adopt them. Organizations adopting these systems must understand and mitigate the risks associated with

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03 Jun 2022

Can Blockchain Help Fix Broken Supply Chains in 2022?

We first heard about the potential of blockchain in supply chains several years ago, and almost immediately were thrust into a cycle of hype and hope of what they could do for us, followed by a “trough of disillusion” when nothing moved as fast as we had wanted. But that

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01 Jun 2022

Taking The Next Step In Digital Transformation: Modernizing Cybersecurity

Amid a rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape, an increasingly distributed workforce and growing reliance on the cloud, cybersecurity teams are struggling to monitor and protect far-flung architectures. Current security infrastructures result in too many false positives, leading to “analysis paralysis.” A shortage of cybersecurity professionals further compounds the problem. To

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01 Jun 2022

Utilizing Cryptography in Supply Chain & Procurement

Cryptography is the technology that powers online encryption, digital authentication, credit card processing, and online banking. Even if you’re not familiar with the technology, you likely rely on cryptography on a daily basis. Now, with the rise of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, cryptography may become even more important in the

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31 May 2022

Cyber Defense Confidence Ebbs as Ransomware Attacks Multiply

Despite Washington’s recent attempts to expand cybersecurity rules and disrupt hacking gangs, ransomware continues to proliferate and executives report unease about their companies’ ability to ward off the threat. The number of ransomware attacks against U.S. businesses has continued to increase this year, cybersecurity experts say, while some lawmakers warn the

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23 May 2022

CIOs Stress Supply Chains, Efficiency as Recession Risks Rise

Amid threats of recession, chief information officers say they are prioritizing technology that drives efficiency, mitigates ongoing supply-chain struggles and contributes quickly to the bottom line. Tech leaders at Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Carhartt Inc. and other companies say they are monitoring a number of factors, including the financial markets, inflation

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19 May 2022

Recovering from a cybersecurity earthquake: The lessons organizations must learn

It’s been over a year since the SolarWinds supply chain hack sent shockwaves through thousands of organizations worldwide, but this cybersecurity earthquake is by no means over. More recently we’ve seen aftershocks fueled by the Log4Shell and Spring4Shell vulnerabilities, which impacted organizations using the Log4j library and the Spring Core

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18 May 2022

Ernst & Young Unveils Supply Chain Manager on Polygon Network

Big Four accounting and consulting firm Ernst & Young has unveiled its blockchain-based supply chain manager that is built for the Polygon network and that is aimed at solving bottlenecks in tracing products as they come to market. The EY OpsChain Supply Chain Manager, which is now available in a

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