Quantstamp Community Update - November 2019

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December 5, 2019

ETHWaterloo, Disruptor Daily Award, Forbes and more. Here’s what’s been going on at Quantstamp in November:

ETHWaterloo Hackathon



From November 8 through 10, our engineers hacked at ETHWaterloo, a blockchain hackathon organized by ETHGlobal. We looked at issues involving decentralized finance applications, exploring decentralized security issues in this new breed of applications. 

Disruptor Daily Cybersecurity Awards 

We won Disruptor Daily’s award for blockchain cybersecurity!  Disruptor Daily is a media site and podcast covering how blockchain technology is disrupting existing industries and changing the world. Voted on by readers like you, we’re thankful for your help in highlighting our work in securing blockchain applications with decentralized technology. 

Forbes


As a member of the Forbes’ Tech Council, Quantstamp CEO Richard Ma recently published an article in Forbes highlighting the current and future applications of blockchain technology for enterprise companies. He mentions some interesting use cases including using blockchain systems to eradicate "blood diamonds," reduce counterfeit products and innovate within the auto industry. . In the article, Richard covers some of the potential benefits and pitfalls of these business use cases, and also explains how businesses can test the waters first. 


Smart Contract Security Alliance Member Spotlight



We are proud to be a founding member of the Smart Contract Security Alliance, an organization dedicated to pushing forward standards in blockchain security. This month we interviewed fellow Alliance member MythX, part of Consensys Diligence, the smart contract security arm of ConsenSys. Tom Lindeman talked about how Consensys Diligence got started, early days of MythX, and how it is evolving to meet the needs of the ever-changing blockchain ecosystem. Read more in the insightful article

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Note: This update includes information and forward-looking statements about upcoming events and concepts under continuing development. Schedules, features, and functionality are subject to change or cancellation at any time and you are not to place undue reliance on this information or any forward-looking statements.












February 10, 2020

Quantstamp is attending ETHDenver along with Colorado Governor

Quantstamp is proud to be a Cypher sponsor of ETHDenver. This will also mark the third time we participate in the hackathon (we have attended the event every time!).

February 6, 2020

Quantstamp Community Update - January 2020

Securing OmiseGo Plasma MoreVP, SXSW Finalist, working with DeFi rockstars, here’s what’s been going on at Quantstamp in January:

January 28, 2020

Breaking Bad Contracts - Ethereum Gas Updates

The recent Istanbul hard fork in December affected some important smart contracts deployed on Ethereum mainnet. Thankfully, major projects such as Kyber were prepared and migrated to new contracts before the fork, but many developers are still unaware of the impact the Istanbul hard fork may have on both smart contract development and previously deployed contracts.

January 27, 2020

OmiseGO Advances Plasma with its Latest Implementation

OmiseGO's More Viable Plasma added features to plasma designed to enhance user experience.