GK8 is a blockchain cybersecurity company that offers financial institutions an end-to-end platform for managing digital assets on their own. The company developed the world’s first true air-gapped vault that enables to create, sign, and send secure blockchain transactions with no internet connectivity, eliminating all potential cyber attack vectors. GK8 already serves banks and exchanges around the world that manage over $1Billion in digital assets using our platform. The company was founded by Israeli cyber intelligence veterans who previously protected the nation’s strategic assets, and is backed by industry leaders, including Marius Nacht – founder and former Chairman of Checkpoint.
GK8’s platform includes the following components:
GK8 takes a radically different approach in securing digital assets, with its 100% offline cold vault which simply cannot be hacked.
The MPC component in the GK8 end-to-end platform is also unique: a patented solution enables to add dozens of PCs to the custodian MPC network – with no impact on network performance.
In face of the growing threat of cryptocurrency theft, GK8 has the ONLY air-gapped vault that can create and sign blockchain transactions while staying 100% offline, using a patented cryptography technique and a unidirectional connection. This means that data can only go out from the vault, never in. GK8 provides banks an end-to-end platform that enables banks to benefit from the exponential growth of the blockchain-based assets and open new revenue streams from services such as staking, custody of digital assets, tokenization, security tokens and more. In addition, as an enterprise-grade cybersecurity solution, GK8 will help banks save millions in losses and reputational damage due to potential cyberattacks. Large-scale global financial institutions that are making their first steps into the blockchain domain and seek a best-in-class solution to prevent hacks and frauds on its digital assets. With GK8, banks, exchanges and custodians can quickly offer 100% secured financial services that take advantage of the new crypto economy – generating new revenue streams and positioning themselves as innovation leaders. GK8 customers using our solution are covered by the highest insurance coverage available in the market for digital assets: up to $500M, per bank, offered by Aon UK
GK8’s customer base includes social trading platform eToro, Prosegur (top-5 custody provider in Europe, with extended business in Latin America), and INX (a platform for listing and trading of regulated security tokens). GK8 established partnerships with technology firms that complement our solution, including d-fine (EU system integrator), Chainalysis (Anti-Money Laundering service that integrated its solution to our platform to provide AML protection) and more.