For the global cryptocurrency industry, 2021 is likely to be remembered as one of the many years bitcoin broke past its all-time price high and drove the sector even closer towards mainstream adoption.
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has developed a cybersecurity policy, making it one of the first organisations to address the challenge of the human augmentation phenomenon.
As we kick off the new year, Marius Reitz, Luno’s General Manager for Africa, explores three key trends to expect on the continent throughout the year:
Companies deploy multiple security, intelligence and productivity monitoring tools in the hopes of working smarter and safer. However, none of these solutions focus on the humans driving day-to-day operations.
This comes at a moment when digital currencies are taking greater hold in the popular consciousness.
As Binance continues its mission to increase the freedom of money for users, drive blockchain adoption and enable greater accessibility, it remains dedicated to crypto education globally.
Africa-based cryptocurrency exchange Busha, raised $4.2 million seed round led by Jump Capital. Cadenza Ventures, Blockwall Capital, CMT Digital, Greenhouse Capital, Raba Capital, and other investors also participated in the financing round.
[South Africa] Crypto Valley Venture Capital initiates an investment strategy to build a blockchain accelerator for African startups
The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy, to invest in blockchains’ wider applicability to solving problems and creating new markets.
Cybereason, the leader in operation-centric attack protection, has published a global study of 1,200+ security professionals at organisations that have previously suffered a successful ransomware attack on a holiday or weekend.
Leading blockchain ecosystem Binance has announced 10 Fundamental Rights for Crypto Users that can serve as a guiding hand in regulatory discussions and development of global frameworks for crypto markets.
According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), more than half (51%) of organisations have faced rising fraud since the pandemic’s onset.
Gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. This is according to the Sophos 2022 Threat Report released yesterday.
The technology at the heart of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, blockchain is an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way.
The Africa Blockchain Center (The ABC), a Kenyan startup focused on building technology capacity and offering blockchain solutions to key sectors, raised a $7x figure investment from Next Chymia Consulting.
With technology evolving and people embracing the likes of mobile wallets, banking apps, and other solutions to manage transactions, businesses must rethink how best to bolster anti-fraud mechanisms.
EMURGO, the official commercial arm of the Cardano blockchain, announced the launch of a new Cardano ecosystem investment vehicle to invest into early startup and growth stage companies focused on building socially impactful solutions powered by Cardano.
Africa's crypto exchange Yellow Card raises $15m Series A funding to fuel expansion across the continent
Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, Yellow Card, announced a $15 million Series A, the largest ever by an African cryptocurrency exchange, to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent.
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.
Olea’s rigorous risk analytics and secure platform offers investors access to investment options for returns that align with their risk profiles. It provides a radically transparent, speedier and hassle-free way to access working capital for supply chain participants regardless of size.
Since its inception in January 2020, the Binance Masterclass says it has provided free crypto education to over 400,000 Africans
A new report by security leader Sophos has revealed a raccoon stealer disguised as pirated software that grabs cryptocurrencies and information while dropping malicious content, such as cryptominers, on targeted systems.
29% of corporate users in Kenya experienced financial malware attacks in the first half of 2021, Kaspersky
29.3% of the 7 962 attacks recorded in the country targeted corporate users, which is a cause for concern, warn Kaspersky experts
Let’s dive into some of the global connectivity trends and developments that are supporting a more connected world, and consider what businesses need to know to prepare themselves for it.
After having opened CV Labs in Zug, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and Dubai,Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) is now opening its first office on the African continent in Cape Town.
Telcoin, a blockchain-powered fintech disrupting the $700 billion international remittance industry, has extended its digital money transfer service to 23 additional mobile money platforms in 16 countries.
Domineum, a London-based software development firm announced that it has entered into a partnership arrangement with nChain, a provider of data integrity solutions built by their in-house blockchain experts.
Blockchain Research Institute announces new wave of global expansion into Africa, Middle East, and Korea
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the world's independent blockchain think-tank, is launching a new wave of global expansion into Africa, the Middle East, and Korea.
Cryptocurrency exchange Quidax launched its ecosystem token, QDX, on JulSwap's launchpad Julpad. QDX will be the first exchange token to launch on Julpad.
African cryptocurrency exchange Quidax, shared plans to expand beyond Africa to the global market. The company also announced the launch of its native token, QDX, and revealed plans to reposition as the global home of BEP20 tokens.