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With The Argus System, Microsoft Research and Collaborators Seek to Leverage Ethereum to Prevent Piracy

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on newly announced research, developed in collaboration with Microsoft Research Asia, Alibaba, Carnegie Mellon, and East China Normal University in Shanghai, proposing an Ethereum-based approach to combating software piracy. This distributed ledger-based approach seeks to combat the challenges around reporting software piracy and providing a robust and transparent incentive structure.

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Check Point and Alibaba Cloud Raise the Multi-Cloud and Cloud Security Stakes

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Check Point expands its Unified Cloud platform to support Alibaba Cloud elevating market awareness of its advanced security, visibility, and compliance capabilities of its cloud security portfolio, especially across multi-cloud environments. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Check Point’s integration of its CloudGuard solution with Alibaba Cloud strengthens its overall multi-cloud proposition and provides a marketing edge over rivals as well as how Alibaba Cloud benefits competitively from the Check Point relationship.