CFOs have to embrace cloud, RPA, AI, Blockchain & other tech for finance transformation

V. Balasundaram, CFO-India, Middle East and Africa, Frost & Sullivan, exhorted CFOs to embrace emerging technologies to face the transformation in finance successfully.

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Over 65 ways Blockchain technology can fix global environmental challenges: report

Blockchain-enabled solutions are currently being explored to improve the sustainability of global supply chains and could help overcome illegal activities by tracking fish from “bait to plate”, or commodities like palm oil, beef and soy from “farm to fork”.

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Koinex brings India’s first peer-to-peer platform for collateralized digital assets trading

Bangalore: Koinex, India’s first and largest digital assets exchange, has launched its peer-to-peer trading platform Loop, for the Indian investors to transact in digital assets against INR fiat currency. The Loop network is fully integrated with Koinex to create its own ecosystem where one account can be used to access crypto/crypto corridors on Koinex and INR/crypto trades on Loop. Loop is also the first P2P network in the country to introduce the concept of collateralized trading. Use of collaterals on digital assets trading ensures user authenticity and trustful order settlement…

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Tech Mahindra to set up a Blockchain centre within its R&D arm Makers Lab

Delhi-Hyderabad: Tech Mahindra has launched the Tech Mahindra BlockGeeks Program in its Hyderabad campus to facilitate competency in the field of blockchain technology. In its first phase, the company will up-skill a batch of 20 eligible candidates to make them blockchain-ready and will gradually roll out the program globally. Tech Mahindra will also set up a Blockchain centre within its research & development arm Makers Lab in order to facilitate co-innovation in the space, developing enterprise grade solutions for customers across industries globally. Under the TechM BlockGeeks eligible candidates will…

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Forcepoint Security Labs researchers participates in the APWG eCrime 2018

 By Ruchika Pandey and Cristina Houle                                                           As one of the only peer-reviewed academic conferences focusing on electronic crime, the APWG eCrime 2018 symposium covered a range of topics. These included emerging threats such as cryptocurrency phishing and theft, ransomware, and the use of blockchain technology by cybercriminals. Other sessions discussed the current state of previously introduced defensive measures, including strong authentication mechanisms (evolving password-less sign-on techniques) and their adoption, as well as the use and impact of SPF, DKIM and DMARC standards. Presentations and papers related to the…

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