Duality Technologies Launches Platform for Analyzing Big Data While Keeping It Private

Encryption may not seem sexy, but it’s never been more important.  Duality Technologies, a  provider of privacy-enhancing tech, (PETs), is launching SecurePlus Statistics, a privacy-enhanced “statistical analysis solution” that uses Homomorphic Encryption (HE). While it may sound dry, it marks a step forward in practical uses of HE, which lets multiple actors conduct data analysis […]

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DOJ’s Crypto Framework Is ‘a Complete Disaster’ for Digital Privacy Rights

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent crypto enforcement framework is a threat to digital privacy rights, according to an attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). “It was a complete disaster for privacy and anonymity and civil liberties in the cryptocurrency space,” said Marta Belcher, special counsel to the digital rights advocacy group. The […]

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Prospective Node Operators Stake $125M in ETH to Participate in NuCypher Encryption Network

Encryption startup NuCypher has finished distributing its network’s native token, NU, to over 2,000 prospective node operators who staked more than $125 million worth of ether (ETH) during the month of September. NuCypher’s system will hit Ethereum’s mainnet on Oct. 15. Primarily marketed as a solution for developers building decentralized applications (dapps), NuCypher helps firms […]

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Data Privacy Startup StrongSalt Raises $3 Million for Encrypted API Service

A new encryption-as-a-service company raised $3 million to bring standardized encryption techniques to the blockchain. Data privacy startup StrongSalt announced Thursday the closing of a seed round from Valley Capital Partners. Backed by three encryption-related patents, StrongSalt will release its API product later this year at the AWS re:Invent 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. StrongSalt […]

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