Digital Currency, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin

Some advice so the SEC doesn’t get caught with its crypto pants down

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) needs people with the expertise to oversee so-called crypto assets like bitcoin. The Government Accountability…

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FILE - An advertisement for Bitcoin cryptocurrency is displayed on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. Bitcoin prices have surged in recent days, Wednesday, March 2,  as investors once again appear to view the volatile cryptocurrency as safe haven for their money in the midst of rising geopolitical tensions. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

How an interagency team took down terror networks exploiting the pandemic

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FILE - This Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo shows the U.S. Treasury Department building in Washington. The federal government collected a record amount of tax income for the month of November 2017 and also had a record level of spending for the month, producing a budget deficit of $138.5 billion, up slightly from a year earlier. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Craig Fischer & John Hill: Treasury examines possible blockchain benefits

The Treasury is looking into potential uses for blockchain, the online ledger system that enables cryptocurrencies and many other types of transactions.

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Beyond Bitcoin: How federal agencies are discovering new uses for blockchain

By breaking blockchain down to its core concept, federal agencies are coming up with new uses for the innovation.

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Is it time for agencies to join the blockchain conversation?

Tim Gilday, a principal of technology acceleration at CSRA, makes the case for why agencies should figure out where this new security technology could work.

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