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 advise the company in this regard.
Equibit recently announced the inclusion of John McAfee, the person behind McAfee anti-virus and cyber security software into the newly formed Security Advisory Board. According to the company, he will be playing the role of a Senior Security Advisor. Earlier, there was a confusion regarding his role in the company after few news outlets misinterpreted the announcement. They had concluded that the cybersecurity expert will be EDC’s new Chief Security Officer.
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