Heroic Review: Introduction
Cybersecurity is the concern of the average internet user, not just that of the social media platforms, payment processors or ecommerce platforms which we entrust our data and funds with. According to reports, “72% of larger businesses reported a cyber incident in the past year and nearly half (47%) of all US firms experiencing two or more”. In 2016, over three billion personal records were stolen and leaked to the Dark Web and over 100 million Americans had their medical records stolen. Therefore, almost everyone in the world who is connected to the Internet has been affected by one or more data breaches”.
New and existing solutions have proven to be very unreliable since they are inaccessible to the greater number. Moreover, artificial intelligence based threat mitigation, security analyst augmentation and other high-end measures are only affordable to government institutions and mega corps. As a result, existing businesses using new technology are at great risk. Furthermore, the unprecedented increase in cyberattacks on corporate bodies and individuals heightens the need for new and reliable solutions, and this is exactly what HEROIC provides.
HEROIC is an open, blockchain-powered ecosystem that aims to integrate big data and artificial intelligence to ensure that AI-based cybersecurity measures are accessible to everyone. Besides, HEROIC helps eliminate friction and costs incurred from third-party intermediaries to bring cybersecurity to the average man’s doorstep. Its ecosystem is made up of three core components: Arc Reactor, Guardian and Research and Development Environment. Also, these components function independently to provide resources capable of nullifying current and next-generation cyber threats.
The Arc reactor is a community-backed online repository for cybersecurity data and threat information. For a clearer picture of the Arc reactor’s function, think about a GitHub repository but this time, one that contains information relating to threats, preventing measures and solutions. Also, the repository is public and allows anyone to share information. As the Arc reactor grows in number of active users, collected data will be used to train algorithms to carryout intelligence based threat detection and elimination. Finally, Arc reactor contributors are duly rewarded with HRO tokens.
Guardian is a cloud based platform that serves as the ecosystem’s interface. It enables users utilize data from the Arc reactor to manage cybersecurity. As a result, developers are compensated with HRO tokens for integrations with the Guardian App.
The Research and Development Environment is the final core component of HEROIC’s ecosystem. It provides access to historical threat data from the Arc reactor along with resources based on research to proffer solutions.
The fusion of these components provides next-generation cybersecurity to everyone.
HEROIC system thrives on its Proof-of-Threat governance model. In addition, unlike the popular proof of work consensus, PoT requires miners to score potential threats with their resources in exchange for tokens. Furthermore, threats are scored according to their probability of occurrence.
Features and benefits of HEROIC
- Fully implementable Proof-of-Threat consensus
- Zero knowledge, easily understandable architecture
- Cloud-based, unified cybersecurity management
- Largest open source cyber threat intelligence repository.
- Incentivized ecosystem with compensation for participants.
- Free access to historical threat data for individuals and organisations
Heroic Review: Use Case
Tom is a medical doctor who owns a hospital in the heart of New York. Recently, the reputation of his company came under scrutiny when thousands of ex-patients’ records were lost in a cyber-attack. Firstly, he shared info regarding the attack on HEROIC’s Arc reactor and was able to bolster his database security, thanks to recommended AI-based solutions. Secondly, he was also compensated for contributing.
HRO is the ERC-20 native token of HEROIC’s ecosystem. It is used to pay for services within the platform and it can be purchased with ether (ETH) or bitcoin (BTC).
Heroic Review: Final Thoughts
HEROIC believes that our era of digitization should be complemented with easy access to artificial intelligence-based threat detection and prevention which it duly provides.
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