CROSSWORD SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH THE CYBER SECURITY CENTRE AT WMG UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK TO EXPLORE CRYPTOCURRENCY COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Crossword Cybersecurity is to partner with the Cyber Security Centre at WMG, University of Warwick to jointly explore commercial opportunities leveraging cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies.
Professor Tim Watson, Director of the Cyber Security Centre at WMG, University of Warwick and his team have been investigating how distributed blockchain protocols underpinning many of the 530 or more cryptocurrencies in existence, including the best known one Bitcoin, can be leveraged in other ways such as enabling smart contracts. Crossword and the Cyber Security Centre have embarked on a series of workshops and research to identify commercial opportunities that will be jointly developed.

Tom Ilube, Crossword’s CEO said “We aim to generate several large scale commercial opportunities based on blockchain and cryptocurrency concepts by leveraging the considerable research and expertise of the world class Cyber Security Centre at WMG, University of Warwick.”

“Smart contract using blockchain ideas promise to create a whole generation of new commercial applications and business models. We are delighted to be exploring these with the Crossword team” commented Professor Tim Watson, Director of the Cyber Security Centre at WMG, University of Warwick.