Equibit Gets John McAfee as the New Chief Security Officer

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Cybersecurity is one of the major concerns of the cryptocurrency industry. The recent hacking incidents have further increased the demand for cryptocurrency experts in the industry. Equibit Development Corporation — a Toronto, Canada based blockchain based company has hired one of the best security experts in the industry to oversee the company needs.

Equibit recently announced the inclusion of John McAfee, the person behind McAfee anti-virus and cyber security software into the team as the Chief Security Officer. Media reports state that the arrangement between McAfee and Equibit is quite unusual as the new chief security officer will be reporting to the company’s board instead of the CEO.

In a press statement, the CEO of Equibit — Chris Horlacher has said,

“We are honored and thrilled to be working with McAfee. With his input and ongoing guidance, Equibit Development Corporation will continue to set the security standard for blockchain services. We share his unwavering commitment to IT security and, with his help, will continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in this industry.”

Equibit is a decentralized asset register that covers stocks and securities. With multiple blockchain support on a single application, the platform allows issuers and

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