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Hot Tech Innovators: Blockchain Based Cybersecurity


This Hot Tech Innovators report covers 15 innovative startups in the blockchain space that offer a cybersecurity-focused solution, for both consumers and enterprise.  Blockchain’s foundation on cryptography makes it an interesting technology for new cybersecurity applications as well as cryptocurrency and IoT. Most notably, the security solutions covered in this Hot Tech Innovators target identity, authentication, data protection, and secure communications. The solutions vary from private, permissioned blockchain platforms to hardware devices for securing cryptocurrencies.

The companies reviewed include: Block Armour, Cambridge Blockchain, Civic, Datum, Evernym, GemOS, Gladius, Gospel Technology, Guardtime, Ledger, MaidSafe, NuCypher, Nuggets, Obsidian Platform, and REMME.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Glossary
  • Companies
  • Block Armour: ID, Authentication and Access Control for Enterprise
  • Cambridge Blockchain: Identity Compliance for Finance
  • Civic: Identity Verification Platform
  • Datum: Decentralized Marketplace for Social and IoT Data
  • Evernym: Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Gem: Identity and Data Protection for Enterprise Blockchain
  • Gladius: Decentralized CDN and DDoS Protection
  • Gospel Technology: Enterprise Data Security
  • Guardtime: Keyless Signature Blockchain Infrastructure
  • Ledger: Hardware Security for Cryptocurrencies
  • MaidSafe: Open Source, P2P Decentralized Data Storage and Communication
  • NuCypher: Proxy Re-Encryption for Distributed Systems
  • Nuggets: ID Verification, Payment Enabler & Login Authentication 
  • Obsidian Platform: Secure Anonymous Messaging
  • REMME: Distributed Public Key Infrastructure Protocol