Entries tagged Security

Entries tagged Security

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Overcoming the Hype: Blockchain and the Path to Adoption

Blockchain technology will change the way society shares information. The good news is that introducing blockchain or distributed ledger technology need not be a major disruptive event. While some innovations do, in fact, require major overhauls of existing legacy systems, this is not a requirement to adopt blockchain technology. Enterprises are c…

 - Somil Goyal, COO

PwC & WM Datenservice: Regulatory Meets Fintech 2018

About the Event: Financial regulation is making huge strides. With a global customer base, financial intermediaries based in and outside the EU are equally affected. Processes and strategies have to be adapted to be competitive in the future as well. At this Regulatory Conference, PwC and WM Datenservice will not only provide insight into the curr…

 - Stephen Diehl, CTO

Adjoint CTO Gives Keynote on Compiler Design

Keynote Speech at ZuriHac 2018 by Stephen Diehl

Beginning of June 2018, theZürich Friends of Haskell association will organize ZuriHac 2018, a three day Haskell Hackathon hosted at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil. This is the seventh Haskell Hackathon organized in Zürich and and the second one which is hosted at the HSR. A fantastic venue located right at lake Z&uum…

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Blockchain: Bitcoin and Beyond

Indian Institutes of Technology Association of Greater New England

Is Blockchain going to disrupt all of technology and finance? Or is that mostly just hype? This seminar will help you understand the technology underlying Blockchain and get a sense of its promise, perils and limitations. Blockchain is the underlying technology that enables cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. To its proponents, however, th…

3rd Internet of Agreements Conference: "Blockchain and Identity"

Presentation and Interview: Adjoint's VP of Product, Darren Tseng, and CTO, Stephen Diehl

Bringing trust to the blockchain: online identity for real-world trade The third Internet of Agreements® conference has as its subject “Identity”. It will focus on tricky issues around the new digital identity standards, including blockchain-based self-sovereign identity. It will be a long and challenging day, full of deep insights…

 - Magdalena Ramada Sarasola

An interview with Magdalena Ramada Sarasola, Willis Tower Watson

Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledgers in Insurance

Critical insights on the potential of smart contracts and distributed ledger technology for the Insurance sector are explored in an interview with Senior Economist at Willis Towers Watson, Magdalena Ramada Sarasola Adjoint: Can you first tell us about your professional background? Magda: I have been a senior economist at Willis Towers Watson for …

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SoftServe and Adjoint Deliver the Future of Blockchain in FinTech

New Partnership to Bring Financial Sector Unmatched Security and Scalability for Mission Critical Blockchain Applications

SoftServe, a leading digital consulting company, today announced its partnership with Adjoint, a developer of distributed ledger technology to accelerate automation through smart contracts and improve transactional privacy and security through blockchain in the financial and commodities industries. Adjoint’s Uplink is an open source platform…

 - Stephen Diehl, CTO

Reasoning About Program Behavior Algebraically

Presentation by Stephen Diehl

Adjoint CTO, Stephen Diehl will present on complex multiparty workflows and formal methods. Download slides from the presentation

 - Anthony Sheldon presenting on Verifiable Computing

Verifiable Computing

Verifying computation by potentially un-trusted parties

Verifiable computing is the offloading of computation of some function(s) to another potentially un-trusted party while maintaining that the computation was done correctly. It enables the verification of correctness of a program’s execution on public and private inputs. There are two suitable situations for verifiable computation: Offloadi…

 - Anthony Sheldon, Software Engineer

Verifiable Computing in Haskell: "Zero Knowledge Proofs"

Presentation by Anthony Sheldon

Anthony Sheldon from Adjoint will describe the theory of zero knowledge proofs and explain how to encode the operations of a simple embedded DSL to a single cryptographically-checkable polynomial test, and then prove there is correct execution for given inputs and outputs without revealing private data. Anthony will discuss the blockchain applicati…

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Adjoint releases Uplink, the Next Generation of Distributed Ledger for Financial Firms

Boston, MA and London, UK

Adjoint, developer of smart contracts and distributed ledger technology for the financial industry, announced today the release of their open source platform Uplink. Adjoint will use this platform to propel development of domain-specific applications in the financial sector across banking, capital markets, insurance, asset management, and commoditi…

 - Havell Rodrigues and Somil Goyal

Credit Suisse & Kickstart Accelerator: A Strategic Partnership to Boost Innovation

Adjoint is among the elite ten startups chosen to partner with Credit Suisse.

Innovation is a strategic necessity for any bank. No doubt about that. Given Credit Suisse's position as a leading innovative bank, we are involved in several innovation activities across the globe. In Switzerland the bank is actively engaged with digitalswitzerland, an entity comprised of large Swiss and international companies who all share t…

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Fintech Week London 2017

Fintech Week is a series of conferences, exhibitions, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties.

Each day focuses on a different topic. There is plenty of time for networking and meeting other innovators. The main conference/exhibition takes place at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, but other events take place across the City of London, Canary Wharf and “Tech City.” Fintech Week takes place July 7th to-14th in London. About 600-1,0…

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Consensus protocols - Proof-of-Work, Proof-of-Stake, Proof-of-Authority, Raft and Federated Consensus

In the previous blog post, we described the general principles of consensus protocols. In this post, we focus on the main consensus protocols used as of today notably Proof-of-Work, Proof-of-Stake, Proof-of-Authority, Raft and Federated Consensus Proof-of-Work Principle: a difficult solution to find but easy to verify Proof-of-Work is the underl…

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Smart Contracts - A revolution in the Financial industry

Smart Contracts are going to revolutionize many industries, and notably financial services. Currently, much of the underpinnings behind plain vanilla financial transactions boil down to repetitively processing excessively mundane tasks. We shell out huge fees for middlemen to coordinate with each other and process sequences of logical statements in…

Does my business require a distributed ledger?

Distributed ledger technology applications are a particularly interesting topic for a wide variety of applications. But despite this, there is a significant amount of noise and misdirected interest. The technology, while revolutionary for some applications, is not suited for every use case. The selection criterion we use at Adjoint is best distille…

Distributed ledger technology - A disrupting technology of trust

One of the main topics key executives have to deal with in our current business environment, notably in the financial industry, is the revolution created by the blockchain/distributed ledger technology. They notably have to understand: “how is blockchain/distributed ledger technology going to disrupt their industry and how can their company t…