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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

First Mover: Bitcoin Steady Over $13K as JPMorgan Has Eureka MomentFirst Mover: Bitcoin Steady Over $13K as JPMorgan Has Eureka MomentBitcoin traders can be forgiven for gloating over JPMorgan's sudden pronouncement that the largest cryptocurrency has considerable long-term upside.Number of Bitcoin ‘Whale’ Addresses at Highest Since Fall 2016Number of Bitcoin ‘Whale’ Addresses at Highest Since Fall 2016The number of investors with over 1,000 bitcoin has peaked to four-year highs amid the recent price rally. PayPal-Backed Blockchain Analytics Firm Hires Former US Treasury AdviserPayPal-Backed Blockchain Analytics Firm Hires Former US Treasury AdviserTRM Labs, a blockchain analytics firm with backing from PayPal, is adding Ari Redbord as its head of legal and government affairs.Election 2020: What’s at Stake for the Crypto IndustryElection 2020: What’s at Stake for the Crypto IndustryWhile neither major Presidential candidate is campaigning on a crypto platform, who they appoint to head up federal agencies will shape policy for years to come.Tax Payers Needn’t Disclose Merely Holding Cryptos: IRS Draft 2020 GuidanceTax Payers Needn’t Disclose Merely Holding Cryptos: IRS Draft 2020 GuidanceThe U.S. tax agency has clarified who needs to answer "yes" to a question over cryptocurrency activity included in the draft 1040 income tax form.PayPal Cuts Service to Crypto-Funded Domain Registrar Hosting Right-Wing SitesPayPal Cuts Service to Crypto-Funded Domain Registrar Hosting Right-Wing SitesA report suggests the action may be over the firm's digital currency, Masterbucks.Tether Froze $300K of Stablecoin Hacked After Victims Left Wallet Keys in EvernoteTether Froze $300K of Stablecoin Hacked After Victims Left Wallet Keys in EvernoteThe U.S. government is pursuing a civil forfeiture claim on the more than 300,000 units of the tether (USDT) cryptocurrency said to have been stolen earlier this year.Harvest Finance Token Plummets 65% After Attack Saps DeFi Site of TVLHarvest Finance Token Plummets 65% After Attack Saps DeFi Site of TVLA possible exploit in DeFi protocol Harvest Finance has caused the site's TVL to drop sharply, along with the price of its FARM token.Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith’s Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North KoreaEthereum Dev Virgil Griffith’s Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss Charges of Aiding North KoreaThe motion, filed by Brian Klein, claims the indictment of Griffith doesn't "specify any alleged overt facts," and contains no actual allegation of fact. Crypto Long & Short: Why the PayPal Rally Isn’t What It Seems, and Why That’s OKCrypto Long & Short: Why the PayPal Rally Isn’t What It Seems, and Why That’s OKPayPal opening up its network to bitcoin and crypto is a game-changer, but the announcement hides a bigger and more important message.DeFi Still Needs a Silk Road MomentDeFi Still Needs a Silk Road MomentAdoption by criminal enterprises is evidence of the product/market fit for censorship-resistant tech and an indicator of whether innovation will see usage in the non-criminal world. Should We Care if the US Is Falling Behind on CBDCs?Should We Care if the US Is Falling Behind on CBDCs?A reading of two recent op-eds on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).Bitcoin Price Closes Above $13K for First Time Since January 2018 Driven by a Flurry of Good NewsBitcoin Price Closes Above $13K for First Time Since January 2018 Driven by a Flurry of Good NewsBitcoin had previously failed to close above $13,000 every day since Jan. 15, 2018. Bitcoin’s Rivalry With Gold Plus Millennial Interest Gives It ‘Considerable’ Upside Potential: JPMorganBitcoin’s Rivalry With Gold Plus Millennial Interest Gives It ‘Considerable’ Upside Potential: JPMorganA Friday note outlines institutional, corporate, and Millennial interest in the leading cryptocurrency.Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones: A Bet on Bitcoin Is a Bet on Human IngenuityBillionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones: A Bet on Bitcoin Is a Bet on Human IngenuityA recap of an exceptionally bullish week for bitcoin and crypto as a whole. IBM-R3 Pact Shows Tech Trumps Tribe in Enterprise BlockchainIBM-R3 Pact Shows Tech Trumps Tribe in Enterprise BlockchainA new collaboration this week between R3 and IBM is raising eyebrows in the world of enterprise blockchain.Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pulls Back From $13K While Ether Falls on DeFi CoolingMarket Wrap: Bitcoin Pulls Back From $13K While Ether Falls on DeFi CoolingMarket observers were not surprised by an immediate but mild sell-off of bitcoin after it hit 2020’s new highs.Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Release Kicked Back Until NovemberEthereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Release Kicked Back Until NovemberResearchers are waiting on a final audit of a critical crypto library before releasing the deposit contract, Ethereum Foundation researcher Danny Ryan said. FBI Investigated Extortion Attempt Over Allegedly Negative Ripple VideosFBI Investigated Extortion Attempt Over Allegedly Negative Ripple VideosRipple was threatened three years ago when the prices of XRP and bitcoin shot to historic highs.Why Fiats Are Failing in 2020Why Fiats Are Failing in 2020From Brazil to Argentina to Turkey, bitcoin priced in local currencies is reaching all time highs. But is this a story of bitcoin succeeding, fiat failing or both?

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 EthereumRopsten Ethereum Faucet: Web AppRopsten Ethereum Faucet: Web App

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)