Infosec 101 for ICOs: How the Most “Secure” Transaction Protocol Failed

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This is not a session for blockchain experts—it is a review of core infosec principles to a specific, emerging event in the world of cryptocurrency. Millions of dollars’ worth of assets are lost to basic hacks that expose weakness not in blockchain itself, but in the insecure mechanism used to collect potential investor funds. Learn the TTPs behind these hacks and how to prevent them.

Learning Objectives:
1: Educate the audience on vulnerabilities that are costing investors millions.
2: Explain the basic premise blockchain and cryptocurrency to infosec professionals.
3: Apply infosec principles to solve a problem faced in the cyrptocurrency world.

Ira Goldstein


Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, Herjavec Group Inc.

Protecting Data & Applied Crypto Hackers & Threats

cryptography deception-based security hackers & threats web services security blockchain & distributed ledger



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