Why Are Permissioned Blockchains a Great Fit for Banking - A Case Study of the Corda Architecture

Permissioned blockchain networks are blockchain networks that are not public, e.g., they require users to apply for membership in order to gain access to them. Such blockchain networks use specific software to operate.

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Why is the Design of Notary Services in Permissioned Blockchains Key to Their Success in Banking?

What is a Notary Service in a Blockchain Network? A notary system is at the root of blockchain, where transactions need to be time-stamped by a trusted authority.

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Understanding the Atalla Command Language

The name Atalla is intimately linked with HSMs. After all, Mohamed Atalla invented the very first hardware security module in 1972. Therefore, it is not surprising that Atalla has also created a way to communicate with HSMs in a very smart way. In this article, we will discuss the Atalla Command Language.

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Using Blockchains and Ecosystem-Integrated HSMs to Achieve Compliant Digital Identity Security

In this article, we shall analyze the way blockchain technology can improve data protection and create a better, and smarter digital identity when used with HSMs.

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NIST's Hybrid Mode Approach to Post-Quantum Computing - why crypto agility is crucial

With the advent of information security, the importance of cryptography has acquired considerable prominence due to the requirement of security mechanisms such as confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation in modern data communications.

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Utimaco ESKM and the Data-Centric Security Problem

Data-centric security is a general concept of software and IT architecture where the data are at the center of the system and prevail over application and network. 

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Utimaco Atalla AT1000 and PIN Translation

Here we will explain the different environments that may exist around pin translation and answer such questions as:

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An Introduction to the Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication – Part 3: Achieving Transactional & Account Security

The Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) is a supplementary directive designed to complement the Revised Payment Service Directives (PSD2), eIDAS and any other such cases where Strong Customer Authentication is required. 

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An Introduction to the Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication – Part 2: PSD2

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) is nothing short of revolutionary when it comes to the retail payment services industry in Europe. In fact, many of the innovative new products and services that PSD2 will indirectly create are likely to percolate to every sector of the economy.

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