March 2019 crypto news

March 2019 in Crypto | Monthly News Roundup

Crypto Custody Is Booming Many large financial institutions are entering the crypto custody space as Fidelity rolled out its Fidelity Digital Asset Services this Q1. In addition, IBM announced that its cloud platform will be used to develop a crypto custody solution using a hardware security module (HSM). Ledger, a popular hardware wallet manufacturer, also…

Apple Card on mobile phones

Will the Apple Card Be Good for Crypto?

Apple’s ceaseless expansion has been making news recently. Despite declining iPhone sales, the tech giant shows no sign of slowing down as it prepares to launch a suite of new products. To cryptocurrency enthusiasts, the most interesting among those is likely the newly-revealed Apple Card. Although the card will resemble the bank-issued variety, the focus…

Cryptocurrency custodianship

Crypto Custody Services Guide

Cryptocurrency security is an increasing concern in the industry. Some common ways that digital assets may be lost include when private keys are lost (or forgotten) and when digital currency exchanges are hacked. Custodians can help with the important task of safely storing cryptocurrency, along with other services. Some analysts suggest that crypto custody may…

Stellar new offerings

Stellar Lumens Propelled Upward by New Offerings

Image by FLYERDIARIES.COM / CC BY 2.0 / Cropped When it comes to freshly-minted altcoins, Coinbase’s approval clearly goes a long way. Last Wednesday, the major U.S.-based crypto exchange announced that it would be adding Stellar Lumens (XLM) to its list of available tokens, Bitcoinist reports. Although Coinbase greenlighted XLM right after the announcement, the…

IBM crypto custody solution

IBM Helps Launch Crypto Custody Solution

The crypto custody sector is fast expanding. Until fairly recently, cryptocurrency storage options were binary: holders had to either store their coins and tokens on exchanges or on their own hardware wallet. Both choices left much to be desired for larger investors, which is why a number of high-profile companies are now offering to store…

Crypto Security Report, March 2019

Crypto Security Report, March 2019

The March edition of the Crypto Security Report is available for download (click image below). Stay informed about the latest security threats, government measures, and best practices to understand developments in the cryptocurrency space (and how to protect your own digital assets). This report is free and available for download below: