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The international cybercrime prevention company Group-IB and the Swiss insurance broker ASPIS SA project - CryptoIns it platform-have developed a scoring model for assessing the cybersecurity of crypto-exchanges. The product allows you to rank the exchange on the degree of protection from external influences and calculate insurance rates of cyber risks for their customers.

The scoring model based on the assessment of Group-IB and CryptoIns specialists will be used in the calculation of insurance tariffs for clients of crypto-exchanges. According to Group-IB, the damage from targeted attacks on the crypto currency exchange in 2017 and 2018 the first nine months of the year amounted to $877 million. During this time it was hacked at least 13 trading platforms.

Security assessment takes Group-IB. Several indicators are taken into account: the level of technical security of the infrastructure, the reliability of key storage, the level of protection of passwords and personal customer data, the ability to withstand potential cyber threats, etc. Evaluation is made both on the basis of open data and with the help of specialized tests (for example, penetration from using social engineering techniques). In addition, an “incident map” is being built, consisting of factual information on all attacks on the stock exchange, attempts at fraud, data compromise, etc. For their part, CryptoIns experts evaluate the dynamics of trading volume, commissions, quality of traded assets and some other indicators.

On the basis of the data obtained, points are calculated that reflect the level of risk of the exchange in terms of potential damage from the activities of cybercriminals. The first group includes reliable exchanges that are least exposed to such risks. To the last, fourth-the most vulnerable. Based on this classification, the insurance rate for the customer is calculated. Insurance covers the risk of complete termination of the crypto-exchange as a result of hacker attacks and fraud on the part of employees and founders of the crypto-exchange. The insurance certificate is issued by a licensed insurance company Selecta Insurance and Reinsurance Company (Caribbean) Limited...

Source: Kommersant.

On October 24-25, Moscow hosted a Forum on modern security technologies - Say Future 2018.

One of the speakers was Igor Bederov, CEO of the platform. The topic of his speech was devoted to the current trends in the development of economic crime in Russia. According to the statistical information of law enforcement agencies and data of the Internet-Rozysk company, the country is experiencing an increase in the proportion of fraud committed using Internet technologies.

In order to effectively counter the further growth of crimes that cause financial damage to citizens, businesses and the state, law enforcement agencies need to adjust investigation techniques, and private security services need to complicate risk identification models, which will require innovative information and analytical products and solutions.

One of the activities of the company Internet-Rozysk, just is the creation of such modern tools. For example, the product of the TelPoisk.rus is already actively used to assess business risks and investigate crimes committed with the use of high technologies.

Yesterday, the international trade and technical conference on blockchain technologies "Trade Token" was held at the site of the Russian-Chinese business Park (big restaurant Qin in Lenexpo), with the support of the community of blockchain developers of St. Petersburg.

The conference was organized by LLC "Green glade SPb", the Russian-Chinese innovation Institute of blockchain technology and the Russian-Chinese Association for research and development of the strategy "One belt — one way" with the assistance of the investment company "Wo Niu" and the Russian-Chinese business Park.

During the conference, we talked about the advantages and disadvantages of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. Representatives of Trade Token told about blockchain technologies of leading companies of Hubei province (China), as well as about the features of blockchain technologies in China (limitations and prospects).

After the signing of the Memorandum of cooperation between Etherus and Trade Token, it was time to get acquainted with foreign colleagues, exchange experience about taking pictures.

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