Nation-State Exploitation of Cryptocurrencies


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Cryptocurrencies are enabling nation-states to conduct espionage, evade sanctions, raise funds and engage in cyberwarfare. This talk will explain how cryptocurrencies are being used by nation-states to promote their agendas and project influence and power beyond their borders, and how blockchain analysis can be used to gain new insights into these activities.

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand how and why cryptocurrencies are being used by nation-states.
2: Learn how blockchain analysis can be used to link and trace payments made by these actors.
3: Discover how privacy coins and decentralised exchanges are being used to conceal transaction trails.

Pre-Requisites:
Basic understanding of cryptocurrencies.


Participants
Yaya Fanusie

Participant

Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Tom Robinson

Participant

Chief Scientist & Co-Founder, Elliptic

Hackers & Threats

secure payments & cryptocurrencies hackers & threats government spying cyberterrorism cyber warfare & cyber weapons


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