Validator – software version, location change and hardware upgrade completed

RALEIGH, N.C., December 12, 2018 (Globe Newswire) — LandStar, Inc. (OTCPK: LDSR) (“LandStar” or the “Company”), the parent company of Data443™ Risk Mitigation, Inc. (“Data443”), a leading data security and privacy company, announced today that Data443 has completed the upgrade to new equipment and version of the validator framework for the Ripple XRP Ledger for the recommended Unique Node List (UNL).

“As Ripple continues to grow in many ways, we wanted to ensure continued stability and performance for the validator framework,” said Jason Remillard, CEO of LandStar, Inc. and founder of Data443. “Working with both Ripple and the larger Validator community, we completed the hardware upgrade and location move to a new data center earlier this month. Today Ripple development released a new version of the software and our instance automatically and completely self-upgraded cleanly. A real attestation to the increasing quality of the platform.”

The UNL of only 18 other organizations is a set of suggested validating nodes that a given participant listens to for reliable information about transactions in the XRP Ledger. Nodes that appear on many participants’ UNLs are considered trustworthy and authenticated by Ripple and are used to validate transactions. By extending coverage for the XRP Ledger Unique Node List, Data443 reinforces its commitment to provide enterprise-ready data security solutions for the growing blockchain market.

“As the overall market is moves focus from cryptocurrencies to the benefits and use cases of blockchains or ledgers in general – we will continue to be a front runner in this space.” said Remillard.

As a XRP Ledger trusted validator, Data443 contributes to the support of the platform and separately provides added-value to the enterprises that use it by enabling deeper functionality such as data classification, discovery, and compliance for blockchain. Product development continues in this space to ensure that enterprise-grade security and privacy compliance solutions are available for this rapidly growing data repository that will have large ramifications for security and privacy for years to come.

Authenticated by Ripple, Data443’s XRP Ledger UNL joins a small and concerted community which may be viewed here:

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