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Apr 16 2018   3:55PM GMT

blockchain economy

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The blockchain economy is a scenario and potential future environment in which cryptocurrency replaces current monetary systems, potentially on a global basis. Continued…

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“The immutability of the blockchain record makes this a very attractive solution for some of the most data secure organizations in the world, including supply chains, financial services, healthcare and governments.” – Bill Fearnley

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Blockchain payroll systems coming to HR tech
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IDC says supply chain ‘killer’ among blockchain use cases
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Many organizations don’t give encryption a thought until they suffer a data _______.
A. breach
B. breech

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