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From Tech to Reality: Deep Truths About Deepfakes

As shared by Steve McNew, an MIT trained blockchain/cryptocurrency expert and senior managing director at FTI Consulting, “Online videos are exploding as a mainstream source of information. Imagine social media and news outlets frantically and perhaps unknowingly sharing altered clips — of police bodycam video, politicians in unsavory situations or world leaders delivering inflammatory speeches — to create an alternate truth. The possibilities for deepfakes to create malicious propaganda and other forms of fraud are significant.”

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Discovering Deepfakes? Fighting Fake News with Blockchain

In her recent article, “Fighting Fake News with Blockchain,” e-Estonia Briefing Centre Communication Manager Mari Krusten highlights how the innovative use of blockchain can help in ensuring data integrity and serve as a trustworthy tool for addressing challenges ranging from alternative facts to deepfakes.

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The Face of the Future? Libra and the Libra Blockchain

Libra is a simple global currency that people can use for their everyday needs. Libra will be built on the Libra Blockchain and the evolution of the Libra Blockchain will be overseen by the Libra Association, an independent not-for-profit headquartered in Geneva. The association will be responsible for facilitating the operation of the Libra Blockchain and managing the reserve that backs the currency.

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[Legal Education Webcast] Blockchain and eDiscovery: Basics of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

This expert presentation is led by one of eDiscovery’s foremost digital forensics experts, John Wilson. In this ILTA-hosted webcast, John highlights cryptocurrencies and blockchains and also shares fundamental information that will help legal, business, and information technology professionals understand how to examine and investigate these technologies through the lens of the electronic discovery continuum.

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Blockchain and Digital Evidence Sharing, Security, and Verification

It is challenging for existing digital evidence recording and storage technologies to outperform blockchain’s robust and secure offering. With this in mind, the Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) community may benefit greatly as blockchain technology speeds up digital evidence procedures and redefines digital investigation processes.

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Blockchains: The Unhackable Is Now Being Hacked

While blockchain technology has been long touted for its security, under certain conditions it can be quite vulnerable. Sometimes shoddy execution can be blamed, or unintentional software bugs. Other times it’s more of a gray area—the complicated result of interactions between the code, the economics of the blockchain, and human greed. That’s been known in theory since the technology’s beginning. Now that so many blockchains are out in the world, we are learning what it actually means—often the hard way.

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Russia, Runet, and Internet Independence

In a sensational test of technological independence, Russia is making plans to cut off its internet from the rest of the world, with a giant ‘unplugging’ experiment that will affect over 100 million Russian internet users. The contentious plan is expected to be enshrined in law soon, and although nobody knows just when the great unplugging will take place, it should happen imminently.

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Investigation of Blockchain Network Security

Blockchain technology eliminates the need for a trusted central authority, and instead relies upon consensus mechanisms to ensure the security of the network. In this investigation, we explore authentication methods common to most blockchain networks, then explore the two most popular consensus mechanisms: Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS).

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