Japanese Cybersecurity Group Debuts Blockchain Scan Tool, Partners With ConsenSys Diligence
A cybersecurity subsidiary of Japan’s Nomura Research Institute’s (NRI) “Blockchain Security Monitoring Service” will at first focus on smart contract vulnerabilities.
A cybersecurity subsidiary of Japan’s Nomura Research Institute (NRI) unveiled a new blockchain security alert tool in a press release Nov. 8, also confirming a partnership with U.S. blockchain software company ConsenSys.
With the tool, dubbed the “Blockchain Security Monitoring Service,” NRI SecureTechnologies (NRI ST) said it aimed to increase security in blockchain implementations, informing operators about “vulnerabilities.”
The solution’s first outing will target smart contract weaknesses, the release says, while at the same time NRI ST will work with ConsenSys’ Diligence team on expanding its security offering.
Last week, a group of researchers from two American universities found that a lack of diversity in Ethereum smart…
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