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GK8 CEO at Disrupt Network Panel

Meet Lior Lamesh and hear why even the most advanced wallets can be hacked, as banks are forced to face the challenge of securing cryptocurrency. Join us in the Disrupt Network panel for best practices in crypto custody, and hear from GK8 CEO and co-founder

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The race is on: Which banks will be first to offer secure crypto custody services?

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With maturation of cryptoasset sector comes demand for insurance

Coverage of the $500M insurance offered to GK8 customers managing assets on our secure platform

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GK8 CEO at 2020 Asia Blockchain Week

Watch Lior Lamesh present key elements in preventing crypto theft, at "Thinking Like a Hacker" panel

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MtB’s Must-Watch Scaleup list: Cybersecurity Startups

Mind the Bridge selects GK8 for the shortlist of most innovative and impactful cybersecurity solutions

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5 Myths on Cold Wallets (or: Why There’s No Real Cold Wallet Out There)

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Meet us at Asia Blockchain Summit, July 15-19!

GK8 CEO will be leading the panel: “Thinking Like a Hacker: Challenges to Cybersecurity of Blockchain Applications” on July 17. Register for free using the code Lior.L and hear about GK8’s radically new approach for protecting blockchain-based digital assets.

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Digital asset custody solution gets up to $500 million insurance coverage

GK8, the digital asset wallet provider, announced that it secured an insurance policy from an Arch Underwriting Lloyds syndicate via broker Aon UK. The cold wallet coverage could be up to $500 million per wallet.

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Aon’s partnership with GK8 provides insurable digital-asset storage tech

The product provided by GK8, a high-security custody solution for safeguarding and managing digital assets, is now insurable via Aon UK Ltd utilising insurance provided by a panel of insurers led by Arch Underwriting at Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012, which is part of the Lloyd’s insurance market.

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Blockchain in Banking – Use Cases and Financial Risks

Why do we need Cold and Hot wallets to secure digital assets? The Blockchain is the underlying tech layer made up of a d...

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Financial security cyber threats – what you need to know about crypto asset hacking

Why do we need Cold and Hot wallets to secure digital assets? The Blockchain is the underlying tech layer made up of a d...

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Bounty Programs – The First Step in Stopping the Crypto Hack Epidemic

Asset management refers to the management of investments on behalf of others. The goal is to grow a client's portfolio o...

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Takeaways from Our $250,000 Bounty For Hacking Our Cold Wallet

A step-by-step guidebook for building a truly successful bounty program for wallet providers

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How Blockchain’s Inherent Security Vulnerability is Costing Companies

What’s the point of using the secure blockchain if the applications allowing people to communicate the transactions are vulnerable?

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Wallet Creator Offers $250K to Anyone Who Can Crack the ‘Hack-Proof’

GK8 Offline cold storage cryptocurrency wallet service provider GK8 is offering a bounty of up to $250,000 to the first person who can hack its product.

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Cold and Hot wallets are Vulnerable to Attacks!

Why do we need Cold and Hot wallets to secure digital assets? The Blockchain is the underlying tech layer made up of a d...

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Israeli Startup Creates Offline Crypto Wallet with Online Connectivity

GK8’s technology removes many of the dangers internet-accessible crypto wallets face – hacks, attacks, unexplained losses — while preserving their more convenient features, such as sending and receiving digital assets.

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Startup Raises $4 Million to Secure Crypto Transactions Without an Internet Connection

In response to this problem, an Israeli startup called GK8 promises to offer a way for crypto exchanges, hedge funds, and other institutions a record of digital currency transactions without an Internet connection.

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Marius Nacht Backs Crypto Cybersecurity Startup GK8 in $4 Million Seed Round

Tel Aviv-based crypto cybersecurity startup GK8 Ltd. has emerged from stealth mode with the completion of a $4 million seed funding round

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The Binance Hack and Why Exchanges Are Not Secure

After a period of quiet within the blockchain industry, the storm finally hit. Binance — one of the most trusted and r...

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The Wild West of Cryptocurrency Criminal Theft

In the past year, over seven crypto exchanges have fallen victim to large-scale hacking attacks, losing out on tens of m...

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