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.