Bitcoin's 'been a problem for us,' says CEO of top cybersecurity firm FireEye

The cryptocurrency market is on the fritz with correction threats looming, but that might not be so bad for cybersecurity leaders like Kevin Mandia, the CEO of FireEye. "From a cybersecurity standpoint, an anonymous currency has not been a great thing," Mandia told CNBC in a Friday interview with "Mad …
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Cybersecurity CEO: 'Absolutely' reason to believe North Korea is amassing bitcoin, likely to fund …

The U.S. government revealed Tuesday that North Korea was behind the debilitating WannaCry hack earlier this year, demanding ransom in bitcoin. CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz said there's "absolutely" reason to believe North Korea has an appreciating pile of bitcoin to fund future attacks.
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DHS Awards Millions in Grants to Blockchain, Cybersecurity Projects

The U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded Austin, Texas-based $ 199,000 to Factom Inc. to advance digital identity security for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.   The award was one of several DHS S&T awards to support the development of security solutions that involve blockchain technology. DHS S&T also […]

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