IBM Rolls Out First Highly Secure Blockchain Services for Financial Services, Government and Healthcare on IBM Cloud – Blockchain News

To help speed the adoption of Blockchain for business, IBM (NYSE: IBM)  today announced a new framework for securely operating Blockchain networks, as well as new services on the IBM Cloud that are designed to meet existing regulatory and security requirements.

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By Richard Kastelein. After working with hundreds of clients, startups and developers building Blockchain applications, IBM is addressing their security needs in several ways, including cloud services with the highest Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140-2) and Evaluation Assurance Levels (EAL) in the industry to support the use of Blockchain ingovernment, financial services and healthcare. The company is also making it easier to use IBM’s code based on the Linux Foundation Hyperledger Project in any environment, and offering services on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform, to help developers quickly build applications.

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Blockchain: 5 Key Concepts

Bockchain technology seems to be the buzzword of the day. Governments, entrepreneurs business people and banks, all have been paying attention and even allocating resources and investment to better understand and develop what sounds like the data structural holy grail of the future.

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By Diniis Guarda. If you fast forward to a not-too-distant future, smart contracts and smart property will be created, dispensed or executed routinely between consenting parties, without either of them even knowing that blockchain technology was the trusted intermediary. “Trusted computing” on the Web seems to be a key tenet of the new crypto-driven paradigm.

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12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future — Medium

The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond.

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By Tanmay Vora. Successful leaders have always been adaptive to the context they find themselves in. The future is not a distant dream, it is here and now. Leadership today is all about shifting our mindset, values and organizations to a better place.

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Essential Mindsets of the High Performing Team of the 21st Century

What is the secret sauce that enables teams, in all industries, across all sectors, the whole world over, to perform and thrive to their absolute fullest potential? Why do some teams flounder, while others do fine, and others perform and succeed beyond bounds?

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By Dara Goldberg. Does your team possess any of these mindsets? Do your team members recognize the importance of being attuned to and cultivating 21st century mindsets that position individuals and the team as a whole to thrive to their fullest and beyond?

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Mobility and security in the banking industry

Cyber threats have become so widespread and well orchestrated that new security methods must be implemented if banks intend to fully protect the sensitive data entrusted to them. Yet there is hesitation. Banks are understandably risk-averse when it comes to trying new measures out, because they work hard to establish and maintain trust relationships with their customers and don’t want to do anything that would jeopardize that trust. 

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Robert Capps, the vice president of business development at NuData Security, believes banks need to provide more responsive mobile experiences and do so by going beyond what he thinks are passive biometrics and behavioral analytics.

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