The European Commission has unveiled a financial technology (fintech) action plan that includes a cross-bloc “passport” for crowdfunding platforms.
UK-based cybersecurity firm Netsparker has landed a $40 million funding round led by private equity fund Turn/River Capital.
Ventech has been around for 20 years, which is the equivalent of 80 years in tech time. And the VC firm is still going strong as it just announced the initial closing of a new fund.
The Security by Design review is suggesting a range of steps for manufacturers, service providers and developers to follow. These include unique passwords on all new devices and ensuring these cannot be reset to a factory default like "admin", giving users and security experts a public point of contact so vulnerabilities can be quickly reported and dealt with, and encryption of data sent over apps and products.