Mythril Platform is a security-as-a-service platform that anyone to create purpose-built Ethereum security tools.
Recently a letter from Mordor arrived. It turned out to be a cease-and-desist order from the Fellowship of Tolkien to stop form using the name Mythril for our platform. Even though this is obviously ridiculous, we probably wouldn't survive a prolonged siege by an army of Orcs, so we decided to comply with the order.
The mission is to suggest candidates for the One True Name that will be bestowed upon our security platform.
After one week, the Mythril team will pick their favorite suggestion and the winner will be awarded the bounty. Note that we don't guarantee to actually use the name, but the bounty will be paid in any case!
Greetings fellow creatures, There are so many wonderful suggestions, but I’d like to highlight a couple of things before you make your selection. 1. SEO friendly: Make sure the new name crawls the web well and is on the first page of every search engine. A name that’s already in use or isn’t unique will make this tough. 2. Reflective of the product benefit: It allows humans, orcs and all creatures to understand its value instantaneously. 3. Legal jargon: http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/bin/gate.exe?f=searchstr&state=4806:n87iu8.1.1 Here’s my take: The first set of names are a blend of old and new so we don’t alienate the existing community. The names are a nod to mythril but include an obvious element of security in the name so people can immediately understand what the product is about. 1. Mythguard 2. Mythdefense 3. Mythsecure 4. Mythshield For the next set I focus on the product truth that the software watches out for you and makes sure everything is okay. 1. Consensys Sentry or Crypto Sentry 2. Consensys Sentinel or Crypto Sentinel 3. Consensys Guardian or Crypto Guardian 4. Consensys Defender or Crypto Defender Happy hunting!
Behold the One and True name of a security service that should not fear a cease and desist notice, but in assuming a safe-rather-than-sorry posture, is proving its commitment to risk mitigation. The One and True name shall henceforth be: MYT Pronounced: mighty, MIT, mit (Deutsch für "with" -- because everyone knows that real security = collective security), my tee, m why t (because it's cryptic). The name fits your security crest, unmodified, like the Gauntlet of Sauron! The linear symmetry reflects strength. A three-letter security service for a crew with cryptonian ambitions, fighting noble battles against worthy cyberian adversaries. Security = MYT. Sincerely, @CleanApp
I think you chose Mythril because you are a fan of Tolkien and naming your product after the metal in the stories that creates impermeable armour was good for a security product that protects smart contracts. Rather than go with some meaningless name that begins with M and lets you keep the logo I would recommend going with name from a similar genre to Tolkien's writing that evokes the same sense of security and protection. I would recommend the name "Paladin" A Paladin in Dungeons and Dragons is defined as "a holy knight, crusading in the name of good and order, and is a divine spellcaster." Since the word Paladin predates Dungeons and Dragons and is in the public domain you should have no difficulty with further copyright issues.
Mythgardi 1. You keep the root of your name, enabling you to keep the logo, while losing the bit that brought on the legal threat 2. Gardi is a root/derivative meaning to protect or to guard in many languages 3. It kind of sounds like Midgard from Thor, which is sick 4. Has a hidden meaning - so many business and ops folks treat security as a second-tier citizen, almost like getting hacked is a myth and they'll be safe from it. You can see it as protecting against the myth so it doesn't become reality.
Big Tolkien fan so I am partial to the current name but likewise I can’t fight every C&D letter that comes my way. My suggestion is Miliens. Latin for “a thousand times.” Used figuratively Indicating an infinte number of times.