Threat Reputation Database (TRDB)

Frequently asked questions about the Threat Reputation Database, which collects and stores threat data.

What does the TRDB contain?
It stores both validated authentic and malicious data, meaning it has whitelisted and blacklisted information.
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How has the data been collected?
The data has been collected by security analysts, Sentinels, members of Uppsala Security, allied security partners, and members of the general public.
Tue, 6 Aug, 2019 at 11:50 AM
How long does it take for validated data to go on the blockchain?
Once the data has been validated, it will go into block creation. The EOS platform, which the TRDB is on, is known to take about 45 seconds to create each bl...
Tue, 6 Aug, 2019 at 11:52 AM
Can anyone access and use the TRDB’s data via API?
Upon Sentinel Portal registration and with our approval, yes. Crypto exchanges and wallets service provider can integrate the ICF API and use it to query fo...
Tue, 6 Aug, 2019 at 11:55 AM
How do you ensure that the data on the TRDB is not compromised?
The TRDB is safe from data forgery and tampering as it is stored on a decentralized and immutable blockchain ledger.
Tue, 6 Aug, 2019 at 11:59 AM
As the TRDB is accessible by anyone, what if malicious actors somehow use the data against us?
We believe that there are more positives than negatives when we transparently share data that tracks malicious activity. By doing so, it is more likely that...
Tue, 6 Aug, 2019 at 12:00 PM