bitcoin

Bitcoin: A trendy tech or an option for procurement?

Bitcoin: the biggest disruption of the history? Throughout history, humankind used several instruments to value and exchange goods and services. Bartering, currency minted in metal and paper money endorsed by gold or central banks have been and are some of them. But recently a disruptive payment system arose based in the growing technological and communication…

data breach

Data breach at Equifax: Two lessons learned

A mix of human frailty and lack of proper controls On September 7 this year, the consumer credit rating company Equifax, announced a cybercrime incident. Also, the statement indicated that the event potentially affected almost 145 million US consumers, along with several records from consumers of other nationalities. Information accessed by the attackers included first…