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Rohan Pinto
#Father, #Identity_Aficionado, #InfoSec_Professional
Ξ #CTO #Founder @1Kosmos
Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA

A self-professed “cryptography geek,” Rohan has been the go-to security and identity management maven for three decades. He has founded several businesses that take advantage of advancements in blockchain and identity management — and are responsible for many in their own right — and continue to show the world the incredible potential of well-implemented cryptographic systems.

Creating and exploring a private Ethereum blockchain using GethCreating and exploring a private Ethereum blockchain using GethGeth is an Ethereum node for Blockchain written in the programming language Go. It can be used for mining or creating software which runs…Continue reading on Coinmonks »VG Basic Tutorial for Beginners — Creating a Kulupu Wallet [Updated]VG Basic Tutorial for Beginners — Creating a Kulupu Wallet [Updated]Integrating physical devices with IOTA — Amazon AlexaIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — Amazon AlexaIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — Peer-to-peer energy trading with IOTA Part 2Integrating physical devices with IOTA — Peer-to-peer energy trading with IOTA Part 2Integrating physical devices with IOTA — Peer-to-peer energy trading with IOTA Part 1Integrating physical devices with IOTA — Peer-to-peer energy trading with IOTA Part 1Integrating physical devices with IOTA — The Reverse Vending MachineIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — The Reverse Vending MachineClass Features Provided by SolidityClass Features Provided by SolidityThis article discusses Class Features provided by Solidity, the defacto smart contract language for the Ethereum blockchain.Continue reading on Coinmonks »Integrating physical devices with IOTA — The Track&Trace AppIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — The Track&Trace AppIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — Zigbee editionIntegrating physical devices with IOTA — Zigbee editionHow to install and use Oyente — a smart contract analyzerHow to install and use Oyente — a smart contract analyzer

Hyperledger Fabric v2.1: Setting Things UpHyperledger Fabric v2.1: Setting Things UpDeploying Multiple Organizations in Hyperledger Fabric Version 2.0Deploying Multiple Organizations in Hyperledger Fabric Version 2.0What are the technical advantages of Hyperledger Fabric for blockchain networksWhat are the technical advantages of Hyperledger Fabric for blockchain networksCreating a Hyperledger Fabric network from scratch( v 1.4)Creating a Hyperledger Fabric network from scratch( v 1.4)5 Myths of AWS Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)5 Myths of AWS Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB)It was April 2016, I was playing around with a then stable version of Geth (Go Ethereum) to build an Equity Derivatives Swap agreement…Continue reading on Coinmonks »Prerequisites to Deploy your smart Contract with IBM BlockChain Platform VS Code extensionPrerequisites to Deploy your smart Contract with IBM BlockChain Platform VS Code extensionHyperledger Fabric 2.0 Network Setup in Windows 10Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 Network Setup in Windows 10Hyperledger- Fabric 2.2 version test-network setup in 10 minutes !!Hyperledger- Fabric 2.2 version test-network setup in 10 minutes !!Hyperledger Fabric — TPS identification using Hyperledger CaliperHyperledger Fabric — TPS identification using Hyperledger CaliperHyperledger Fabric — Seashell Supplychain System IIHyperledger Fabric — Seashell Supplychain System II

DBS Bank Looks to Be Launching a Digital Asset ExchangeDBS Bank Looks to Be Launching a Digital Asset ExchangeDBS is planning to launch an exchange for trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a cached website page. Kraken CEO Jesse Powell Issues Tough Critique of ‘Reckless’ DeFi LaunchesKraken CEO Jesse Powell Issues Tough Critique of ‘Reckless’ DeFi Launches"Stop f**king up your bulls**t DeFi scams and expecting exchanges to bail you out," Powell said.Crypto Exchange Huobi Adds Direct Visa, Mastercard PaymentsCrypto Exchange Huobi Adds Direct Visa, Mastercard PaymentsThe exchange is making it simpler to pay for cryptocurrency with Visa and Mastercard with a direct service through a regulated subsidiary. Ocean V3 Brings Wave of Data Monetization Tools to EthereumOcean V3 Brings Wave of Data Monetization Tools to EthereumA third version of Ocean Protocol has been released, fleshing out its vision for “datatokens” and decentralized data marketplaces.Why Wyoming’s Governor Supports the State’s Crypto Banking LawWhy Wyoming’s Governor Supports the State’s Crypto Banking LawKeeping Wyoming's lead in crypto banking is a priority of the state's top elected official, Gov. Mark Gordon.Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls to $12.7K as Global Equities Falter; Ethereum Fees Continue to DropMarket Wrap: Bitcoin Falls to $12.7K as Global Equities Falter; Ethereum Fees Continue to DropBitcoin’s price took a dive along with most other assets as Ethereum fees continue to dip.Hedge Funds Failures, Bankruptcies and Pandemic FatigueHedge Funds Failures, Bankruptcies and Pandemic FatigueAs cases rise and the U.S. settles in for a fresh wave of COVID-19, the economic fallout from round one is still being felt, from hedge funds to bankruptcies and beyond. From DeFi to DeOps: How Public Blockchains Could Supplement ERP SystemsFrom DeFi to DeOps: How Public Blockchains Could Supplement ERP SystemsAs DeFi does away with middlemen in finance, "DeOps" could reduce the need for intermediaries in large-scale supply systems.PayPal’s Crypto Offering May Be ‘a Huge Headache’ for TaxpayersPayPal’s Crypto Offering May Be ‘a Huge Headache’ for TaxpayersPayPal opening its network to cryptocurrencies could create a serious tax headache for users.US Bail Funds Are Seeing an Uptick in Cryptocurrency DonationsUS Bail Funds Are Seeing an Uptick in Cryptocurrency DonationsThe Bail Project, Chicago Community Bond Fund and Nashville Community Bail Fund take cryptocurrency donations not just in BTC, but also ETH and even BAT.Harvest Finance: $24M Attack Triggers $570M ‘Bank Run’ in Latest DeFi ExploitHarvest Finance: $24M Attack Triggers $570M ‘Bank Run’ in Latest DeFi ExploitHarvest Finance has seen its total value locked drop by more than $500 million in the 12 hours since being hit by a flash loan attack.Blockchain Bites: DeFi’s Harvest Hit, IRS’ Crypto Clarification, JPMorgan’s Buoyant Bitcoin NoteBlockchain Bites: DeFi’s Harvest Hit, IRS’ Crypto Clarification, JPMorgan’s Buoyant Bitcoin NotePLUS: Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith's legal defense, PayPal's dropped client and more. Notional Launches Out of Stealth to Bring Fixed-Rate Lending to DeFiNotional Launches Out of Stealth to Bring Fixed-Rate Lending to DeFiNotional enables fixed-rate debt on Ethereum using a new on-chain automated market maker.The Big Choices When Designing Central Bank Digital CurrenciesThe Big Choices When Designing Central Bank Digital CurrenciesA retail CBDC or an indirect one? Synthetic? An API approach? How central banks implement digital currencies will have seismic implications.Monero Reaches 2-Year High, Taking YTD Gain to 200%Monero Reaches 2-Year High, Taking YTD Gain to 200%Regulatory scrutiny is likely garnering more attention for monero amid an upward-trending broader market. Uniswap, Curve Daily Trading Volumes Surges Past $2B, Likely Driven by Harvest AttackUniswap, Curve Daily Trading Volumes Surges Past $2B, Likely Driven by Harvest AttackDaily trading volume on Uniswap surged by over 1,200% to a record $2.04 billion, surpassing the previous record high of $953.59 million registered on Sept. 1 by a big margin.Benoit Coeure Reveals BIS Plan for CBDC Trial Starting in 2020Benoit Coeure Reveals BIS Plan for CBDC Trial Starting in 2020BIS is planning a proof-of-concept trial of a CBDC in collaboration with the Swiss central bank. Silvergate Bank Sees 40% Increase in Deposits From Digital Currency CustomersSilvergate Bank Sees 40% Increase in Deposits From Digital Currency CustomersSilvergate Bank added $586 million in new deposits from firms and individuals in the cryptocurrency industry in the third quarter of 2020.Roll Raises Another $1M to Make Money SocialRoll Raises Another $1M to Make Money SocialPersonal token platform Roll is announcing the raise of $1 million from Fabric Ventures, IOSG, William Mougayar and others.Marathon Purchases Additional 10,000 S-19 Pro Miners From BitmainMarathon Purchases Additional 10,000 S-19 Pro Miners From BitmainThis marks the second 10,000+ machine order from Marathon since August.

Tweether Governance ProtocolTweether Governance ProtocolThe Math Behind The MadnessContinue reading on Coinmonks »Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs) | Important Blockchain ExtensionNon Fungible Tokens (NFTs) | Important Blockchain ExtensionNon-fungible Tokens (NFTs) are not yet very well known as a technology. However, their offshoots in the form of various collectors’ items…Continue reading on Coinmonks »PayPal Enters Digital Currency Markets / Ethereum Vs Polkadot / Germany’s Blockchain-Driven EnergyPayPal Enters Digital Currency Markets / Ethereum Vs Polkadot / Germany’s Blockchain-Driven EnergyBuilding A Balanced Crypto PortfolioBuilding A Balanced Crypto PortfolioTake Back Your Digital ReputationTake Back Your Digital ReputationVisualizing whales in the rough seas of Medalla, the Ethereum 2 testnetVisualizing whales in the rough seas of Medalla, the Ethereum 2 testnetWith proof-of-stake, validators on the same machine will show correlations in attestation over time, here visualized and dissected using…Continue reading on Coinmonks »Tezos Vs EthereumTezos Vs EthereumLearn how Tezos and Ethereum compare in areas such as Defi, Proof of Stake, Governance and Use Case.Continue reading on Coinmonks »OKEx halted all withdrawals / Filecoin Mainnet is Live / ETH2 Deposit Contract to Launch this WeekOKEx halted all withdrawals / Filecoin Mainnet is Live / ETH2 Deposit Contract to Launch this Week2 ways how big players can frontrun users on Ethereum2 ways how big players can frontrun users on Ethereum

Is It To Early to Think about Business SIEM in 2021?Is It To Early to Think about Business SIEM in 2021?Is it too early to think about business SIEM in 2021? 2020 proved one of the most challenging years in the history of cybersecurity and SIEM in particular. With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many enterprises of all sizes to switch abruptly to remote work, cybersecurity concerns took something of a backseat for some IT decision-makers.  […] The post Is It To Early to Think about Business SIEM in 2021? appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Gartner Names 4 Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat IntelligenceGartner Names 4 Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat IntelligenceRecently, technology research giant Gartner released another “Cool Vendors” report entitled “Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence.” According to Gartner, “security and risk management leaders responsible for security operations should evaluate innovative approaches to improve vulnerability prioritization and treatment, as well as the efficiency of their security controls.” In the Cool Vendors Report, […] The post Gartner Names 4 Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Micro Focus Reveals 2020 State of Security Operations ReportMicro Focus Reveals 2020 State of Security Operations ReportMicro Focus recently released a sponsored CyberEdge Research study entitled the “2020 State of Security Operations Report.” The report aims to understand the current state of business security operations and its possible future and evolution. Additionally, the Micro Focus report also contains a snapshot of security operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Micro Focus offers enterprise […] The post Micro Focus Reveals 2020 State of Security Operations Report appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. What the Barnes and Noble Breach Can Teach Us About SIEMWhat the Barnes and Noble Breach Can Teach Us About SIEMWhat can the recent Barnes and Noble breach teach us about SIEM, security analytics, and the threat landscape? Recently, we spoke with several experts about the identity management lessons IT decision-makers could learn from the attack on the U.S. bookseller. However, we found that several experts saw this episode as a jumping-off point for critical […] The post What the Barnes and Noble Breach Can Teach Us About SIEM appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Financial Services and XDR: empow Explains and ExploresFinancial Services and XDR: empow Explains and ExploresFinancial services companies are among, if not the, highest-risk targets of external threat actors. Simultaneously, financial services networks often prove the largest in terms of devices and digital locations; maintaining secure monitoring and threat detection over the entire IT environment can prove daunting even to the most equipped IT security teams. Add to this problem […] The post Financial Services and XDR: empow Explains and Explores appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Expert CommentaryCybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Expert CommentaryOctober 2020 kicks off Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020.  Unfortunately, enterprises continue to neglect their cybersecurity, or otherwise rely only on outdated legacy solutions. Without taking stock at how the technological and threat landscapes have changed, your enterprise remains at the mercy of hackers of all skill levels. To start your business on the right foot […] The post Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020: Expert Commentary appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. BitDam Unveils New Phishing Trends in September 2020BitDam Unveils New Phishing Trends in September 2020BitDam recently released the latest of its ongoing monthly series outlining new phishing trends. This month, it outlined the new phishing trends for September 2020, which highlighted the popularity of the Microsoft brand as a phishing target.  BitDam defines its mission as aiming to secure enterprise communications across all collaboration tools. As part of this […] The post BitDam Unveils New Phishing Trends in September 2020 appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Making Sense of the Blackbaud Ransomware AttackMaking Sense of the Blackbaud Ransomware AttackCurrently, the cybersecurity discourse is consumed with talk about the revelations surrounding the Blackbaud ransomware attack. What happened? What lessons can enterprises learn from it? What might the fallout of the Blackbaud ransomware attack entail?  Here are the facts. Blackbaud, a cloud software supplier, suffered a ransomware attack that took place over the course of […] The post Making Sense of the Blackbaud Ransomware Attack appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. The Essential 16 Incident Response Books for ProfessionalsThe Essential 16 Incident Response Books for ProfessionalsSolutions Review compiles the essential 16 incident response books professionals need to add to their reading lists. Incident Response matters now more than ever; even with the most comprehensive cybersecurity platforms can’t prevent one hundred percent of all threats. Eventually, something will break through and you must be ready. We’ve listed the top sixteen incident […] The post The Essential 16 Incident Response Books for Professionals appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Tessian Releases Securing the Future of Hybrid Working ReportTessian Releases Securing the Future of Hybrid Working ReportTessian recently released the Securing the Future of Hybrid Working report. The report reveals that 75 percent of IT decision makers believe the future of work will be remote or hybrid. Therefore, enterprises must prepare for the cybersecurity challenges that come from work-from-home.  Tessian focuses on machine learning email filters, spear-phishing prevention, data loss, data […] The post Tessian Releases Securing the Future of Hybrid Working Report appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management.

Flex streamlines app access for 20k suppliers with IAM overhaulFlex streamlines app access for 20k suppliers with IAM overhaulContract manufacturer Flex dumped its distributed identity and access management system for a more centralized, cloud-based option that better protects data and intellectual property. (Insider Story)