Tag Archives: blockchain

Why Making Space for Smart Cards is Essential for Blockchain App Development

By | February 2, 2018

“If you own the keys to your cryptocurrency account, your money is secure. If someone else holds the keys to your account, they own your money, too.” This popular saying by bitcoin experts warned early blockchain adopters against the risks of sharing passwords, keys and passphrases in mobile apps or cloud-based storage. Most advise in favor of keeping… Read More »

Blockchain Without Smart Card Technology is Like a House Without a Roof

By | March 30, 2017

Blockchain and smart card technology go together like cheese and wine. Why, you ask? We talked to Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance about their newly-launched white paper, organizations’ need for blockchain, smart card technology and blockchain’s potential in IoT. The Secure Technology Alliance Payments Council recently released a white paper to “provide a primer on… Read More »

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Describes The Role Of Smart Card Technology

By | March 24, 2017

Implementations of blockchain-derivative apps are without a doubt gaining traction and growing at an alarming rate. With over 1 billion invested in implementation since 2009, and 60 percent of that funding occurring since the beginning of 2015. Its true that blockchain has the ability to create a faster, secure platform for various types of transactions, all implementations universally… Read More »