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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

A Grafana Dashboard for Hyperledger Caliper Transaction Performance MetricsA Grafana Dashboard for Hyperledger Caliper Transaction Performance MetricsWhere to begin with building a decentralized Identity app?Where to begin with building a decentralized Identity app?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 10

Crypto.com Secures Australian Financial Service LicenseCrypto.com Secures Australian Financial Service LicenseCrypto.com has secured an Australian Financial Service License through its acquisition of The Card Group. Australian Crypto Exchange Exposes Personal Data of 270K UsersAustralian Crypto Exchange Exposes Personal Data of 270K UsersBTC Markets, one of Australia's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has accidentally exposed users' data, raising the risk of phishing attacks.Crypto Buying App Ziglu Bags Largest Raise of 2020 on UK Crowdfunding Site SeedrsCrypto Buying App Ziglu Bags Largest Raise of 2020 on UK Crowdfunding Site SeedrsU.K.-based bitcoin app Ziglu raised over $8 million in a crowdfunding campaign, the largest equity raise on the Seedrs platform this year.Institutional Bitcoin Shop NYDIG Raises $150M for Twin Crypto FundsInstitutional Bitcoin Shop NYDIG Raises $150M for Twin Crypto FundsNew York Digital Investments Group (NYDIG) raised $150 million for two new funds to invest in cryptocurrencies, a move that underscores the one-stop crypto shop’s skyrocketing clout on the institutional bitcoin scene. As revealed in two U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings, NYDIG Digital Assets Fund I raised $50 million from institutional investors while NYDIG […]CEO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Says Bitcoin Can Possibly ‘Evolve’ Into Global AssetCEO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Says Bitcoin Can Possibly ‘Evolve’ Into Global AssetThe head of the world's largest asset manager has provided a bullish take on the world's first cryptocurrency.Privacy Concerns Over Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Are a ‘Non-Issue,’ Experts SayPrivacy Concerns Over Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Are a ‘Non-Issue,’ Experts SayBitcoin privacy experts are unimpressed with a circulating slideshow-style privacy report that targets upcoming Bitcoin upgrade Taproot. Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls to $18.1K as Correlation to Ether Picks UpMarket Wrap: Bitcoin Falls to $18.1K as Correlation to Ether Picks UpBitcoin’s bull run stalls while ether is still acting like a little brother despite the audacious Eth 2.0 upgrade. Missed the Bitcoin Rally? Here’s a Low-Risk Strategy to Ride the Bull MarketMissed the Bitcoin Rally? Here’s a Low-Risk Strategy to Ride the Bull MarketInvestors looking to buy bitcoin now should consider implementing a dollar-cost averaging (DCA) strategy, according to leading traders in the cryptocurrency space. Why a $631B Asset Manager Just Changed Its Mind on BitcoinWhy a $631B Asset Manager Just Changed Its Mind on BitcoinIn a research note intended for clients, investing giant AllianceBernstein says it changed its mind on bitcoin’s role in asset allocation.Yearn Finance Set to Gobble Up SushiSwap for Its Fifth DeFi MergerYearn Finance Set to Gobble Up SushiSwap for Its Fifth DeFi MergerYearn Finance is eyeing yet another merger – only this time, the candidate, SushiSwap, has a larger market size than Yearn itself.Almost 20% of PayPal Users Have Used App to Trade Bitcoin, Mizuho SaysAlmost 20% of PayPal Users Have Used App to Trade Bitcoin, Mizuho SaysAbout 65% of users would use bitcoin as a currency at PayPal's 28 million merchants. Hackers Using Monero Mining Malware as Decoy, Warns MicrosoftHackers Using Monero Mining Malware as Decoy, Warns MicrosoftCrypto-jacking is giving nation-state hackers a decoy for their more malicious attacks, Microsoft cautioned in a report. Why Europe Bests the US at Attracting Crypto StartupsWhy Europe Bests the US at Attracting Crypto StartupsThe EU has created a common framework for regulating crypto across the economic bloc. The U.S. is still working out its approach. Blockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Ships, Libra Rebrands, ‘Bitcoin’ Google Searches UpBlockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Ships, Libra Rebrands, ‘Bitcoin’ Google Searches UpEthereum 2.0 charts new territory with the launch of its proof-of-stake backbone as retail interest in Bitcoin spikes, Google search data suggests.Gemini Donates $50K to HRF to Help Fund Another Round of Bitcoin Developers in 2021Gemini Donates $50K to HRF to Help Fund Another Round of Bitcoin Developers in 2021The Human Rights Foundation has secured donations from the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to fund even more Bitcoin developers in 2021.Ruble or Rubble? Russian Institutions Have Concerns About Proposed CBDCRuble or Rubble? Russian Institutions Have Concerns About Proposed CBDCRussian banks and financial brokers are worried the digital ruble will be a burden for them.Hive Reports $7.4M Q2 Profit as Lower Costs More Than Offset ‘Big Spend’ on ExpansionHive Reports $7.4M Q2 Profit as Lower Costs More Than Offset ‘Big Spend’ on ExpansionHive shares have gained over 1,200% in 2020 and trade near $1.22 over the counter. USDC Stablecoin Issuer Centre Hires Wall Street Veteran David Puth as CEOUSDC Stablecoin Issuer Centre Hires Wall Street Veteran David Puth as CEOCentre, the Coinbase- and Circle-founded project that oversees the USDC stablecoin, has hired Wall Street veteran David Puth as its new CEO.Banks Need to Adopt Crypto, NowBanks Need to Adopt Crypto, NowResistance is futile and the time for doing nothing with crypto was two years ago, not today, says our columnist. Bitcoin Derivatives Firm ErisX Adds Cash-Settled Contracts After Physically Settled Futures Fall FlatBitcoin Derivatives Firm ErisX Adds Cash-Settled Contracts After Physically Settled Futures Fall FlatCryptocurrency derivatives platform ErisX launched cash-settled bounded futures on Tuesday.

Bitcoin reaches ATH | Facebook’s Libra is ready to launch in 2021Bitcoin reaches ATH | Facebook’s Libra is ready to launch in 2021An Update of ‘A Comparison of Decentralized Options Platforms’An Update of ‘A Comparison of Decentralized Options Platforms’The Skynet Hypothesis: Why I’m Betting Big on Yearn Finance (YFI)The Skynet Hypothesis: Why I’m Betting Big on Yearn Finance (YFI)Black Friday Deals for Crypto Lovers Black Friday Deals for Crypto Lovers Decentralising the Cryptocurrency Derivatives MarketDecentralising the Cryptocurrency Derivatives MarketThe Ultimate Guide to DeFiThe Ultimate Guide to DeFiDespite the criticism and complexity of the industry, DeFi continues its slow and inexorable climb towards an ever-larger number of users…Continue reading on Coinmonks »DAO Stands for Developer DictatorshipDAO Stands for Developer DictatorshipEthereum 2.0Ethereum 2.0ETH 2.0: Is the next delay coming?ETH 2.0: Is the next delay coming?The change from PoW to PoS and sharding is likely to be delayed again at EthereumContinue reading on Coinmonks »

How SOAR Can Protect a New Remote Work ParadigmHow SOAR Can Protect a New Remote Work ParadigmHow can SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response) help secure your enterprise as it transitions to a new remote work paradigm?  Unfortunately, even if a vaccine for COVID-19 does receive FDA approval (assumed but not a given at the time of writing) the pandemic will continue to rage on. At a minimum, your enterprise must […] The post How SOAR Can Protect a New Remote Work Paradigm appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. There’s No Such Thing As “Hands Off Cybersecurity”There’s No Such Thing As “Hands Off Cybersecurity”At the enterprise level, there is no such thing as “hands-off cybersecurity.” Technically, such a term may not even apply to personal cybersecurity, but that’s a question for another day.  Ultimately, hands-off cybersecurity represents a dream for IT decision-makers for businesses of all sizes. After all, if you can just set and forget your cybersecurity, […] The post There’s No Such Thing As “Hands Off Cybersecurity” appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. What to Expect During the First Annual Solutions Review Cybersecurity Insight JamWhat to Expect During the First Annual Solutions Review Cybersecurity Insight JamWhat is the Cybersecurity Insight Jam?  The Solutions Review Cybersecurity Insight Jam is an InfoSec community web event taking place on December 9, 2020. Solutions Review editors are bringing the best and brightest minds in the industry together for a one-day social media gathering under the hashtag #InfoSecInsightJam. Participants will include industry analysts, experts, influencers, […] The post What to Expect During the First Annual Solutions Review Cybersecurity Insight Jam appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Directory of the Best Cybersecurity Courses Available OnlineDirectory of the Best Cybersecurity Courses Available OnlineSolutions Review Presents our Directory of the Best Cybersecurity Courses available online. Are you a security operations professional or cybersecurity engineer looking to gain new knowledge in any one of the myriad branches of InfoSec? Do you want to earn a cybersecurity certification to improve your threat hunting or response techniques? Online courses offered through […] The post Directory of the Best Cybersecurity Courses Available Online appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Menlo Security Raises $100 Million in Series E Funding RoundMenlo Security Raises $100 Million in Series E Funding RoundMenlo Security today announced it raised $100 million in a Series E funding round. Vista Equity Partners led the funding round, with contributions from Neuberger Berman, General Catalyst, JP Morgan and existing investors. Menlo Security has raised $250 million so far.  Menlo Security works to protect organizations from cyberattacks by eliminating the threat of malware […] The post Menlo Security Raises $100 Million in Series E Funding Round appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Why You Need to Ditch Legacy SIEM (And Go to the Next-Generation)Why You Need to Ditch Legacy SIEM (And Go to the Next-Generation)Why does your business need to ditch your legacy SIEM solution and switch to a next-generation solution?  When SIEM first became a recognized category (Gartner named the technology in 2006) it only captured the attention of large enterprises. From a purely technological perspective, this makes sense; one of SIEM’s key capabilities involves compliance. Almost all […] The post Why You Need to Ditch Legacy SIEM (And Go to the Next-Generation) appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. What the Mashable Data Breach Can Teach BusinessesWhat the Mashable Data Breach Can Teach BusinessesRecently, multi-platform media and entertainment company Mashable reported it suffered a data breach; leaked readers’ information was discovered in a leaked database posted online. The information appears to have been stolen from social media sign-in features.  The leaked information contains full names, locations, email addresses, genders, IP addresses, and links to social media profiles. While […] The post What the Mashable Data Breach Can Teach Businesses appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. How Do You Know If Your SIEM is Outdated? Some Ways to TellHow Do You Know If Your SIEM is Outdated? Some Ways to TellHow do you know if your SIEM is outdated?  SIEM occupies a confusing but essential space in the modern cybersecurity discourse. On the one hand, from its modest beginnings as a compliance tool for large companies, SIEM now serves a critical role in security procedures. On the other hand, the challenges of SIEM feed into […] The post How Do You Know If Your SIEM is Outdated? Some Ways to Tell appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Stealthbits Offers Predictions for Security Teams in 2021Stealthbits Offers Predictions for Security Teams in 2021Stealthbits today released its predictions for security teams in 2021. The provider notes that the COVID-19 pandemic will seriously affect enterprise cybersecurity; in turn, this may prompt more unpredictable attacks with ever more dangerous consequences. Stealthbits refers to these events as “black swan events.”  Stealthbits serves as a cybersecurity solution provider devoted to protecting sensitive […] The post Stealthbits Offers Predictions for Security Teams in 2021 appeared first on Top SIEM Vendors, News & Reviews for Security Information and Event Management. Where Should You Collect Your Logs for SIEM During COVID?Where Should You Collect Your Logs for SIEM During COVID?One of the perpetual challenges of business SIEM involves where you should collect your logs. This question becomes amplified in the shift to remote work mandated by COVID-19.  Here are the basics of the problem: SIEM collects logs from across the IT environment and aggregates them. This forms the cornerstone of SIEM as a cybersecurity […] The post Where Should You Collect Your Logs for SIEM During COVID? 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)