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ChainSecurity is happy to release PolPatrol, an automated validator for testing the stability and security of Polkadot relay chain runtimes with respect to generic security and performance properties. Since Polkadot’s relay chain runtime lies at the core of the Polkadot network, the current version of PolPatrol focuses on ensuring that relay chain runtimes are secure and functionally correct.

Peter Czaban, Executive Director of Web3 Foundation, said:

“Polkadot Runtimes make it easier than ever before to flexibly describe and deploy blockchain logic. To ensure that this richness of capabilities leads to secure developments, we are committed to funding tools which can support developers during their creation. …


The Ethereum network will soon have its next hardfork called Istanbul. Many Ethereum Improvment Proposals (EIPs) were submitted to be included in that hardfork. Six EIPs have been accepted for Istanbul, but due to the large number of proposals eight have been tentatively accepted and will likely be part of another hardfork, called Berlin. The list of proposed EIPs can be found here.

In this article we will briefly touch on some of the EIPs of the Istanbul hardfork while going into more detail about EIP-1884, which ChainSecurity has been researching.

Let us start with an overview of the accepted EIPs and then dive deeper into EIP-1884. …


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ZURICH — 19 August, 2019 — We are pleased to announce that ChainSecurity has joined the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA) whose members include well-known FinTech leaders such as Bank Vontobel, Mt Pelerin Group, and Taurus Group.

Established by Lenz & Staehelin, Swissquote Bank Ltd, and Temenos AG, with the support of EPFL, the CMTA is a not-for-profit, non-governmental association, which aims to facilitate the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the field of capital markets. The mission of the CMTA is to develop standards for the application of DLT in the field of finance, which aligns with ChainSecurity’s goal to promote the adoption of security standards and implementation of best practices for DLT. …

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