Merkeleon and Kaspersky Lab teamed up for blockchain business protection

By |2019-11-11T18:26:28+00:00May 7th, 2019|

Nowadays Blockchain industry and crypto market are evolving rapidly and can be compared to a headlong stream. Being developed at a high pace, it constitutes a significant share of the global economy equal to $ 362 billion. According to PwC consulting and auditing provider, more than $ 19.7 billion was collected through ICOs in 2018.

All the while, Blockchain was regarded as a secure technology, but there are various types of threats and cybersecurity risks around the crypto economy that cannot be ignored.

According to the latest news, phishing copies of popular ICO websites appeared on the Internet. At the same time, targeted attacks were held on companies with the intention to steal cryptocurrencies and hold other assaults.

Kaspersky Lab, a global cybersecurity company, which has been operating in the market for over 21 years, helps crypto business take this situation under control. With the support of Merkeleon Team and its crypto market experience, Kaspersky Lab has worked out a wide range of services intended for business operating in the blockchain industry, which should help to launch and operate most secure cryptocurrency exchange.

1.Security package for token offering projects

The first package includes Smart Contract Code Review and Application Security Assessment and set to be used in token offering projects. These audits identify flaws and undeclared features, as well as finds discrepancies between stated in the supporting documentations and smart-contract business logic.

2. Security package for safe crypto exchanges

Another tailored service package was created to ensure a high level of protection for the most secure crypto trading platform. It includes:

  • Application Security Assessment,
  • Penetration Testing,
  • User Account Takeover Prevention.

3. General project security

In addition, Kaspersky Lab Blockchain Security offers Phishing Protection, Incident Response service and Cybersecurity awareness training so that companies do not become victims of social engineering attacks.

Vitaly Mzokov, Head of Verification, at Kaspersky Lab comments:

”We observe a growing demand for cybersecurity which comes from blockchain startups. They are looking for protections from cyber threats to get evidence that they can be trusted by their investors. We are pleased that Merkeleon has become our like-minded partner in new service offering to help blockchain and crypto businesses overcome security challenges.”

On top of it, Merkeleon became one of those companies that made use of Kaspersky Lab services and conducted external and internal cybersecurity audit of their crypto exchange software.  At the moment, Merkeleon is an official partner of the Kaspersky Lab in Europe. Through this cooperation Merkeleon can offer a new range of services for secure crypto trading to its current customers, including global crypto and blockchain business.

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