Blockchain-Based Cyber Security

Pierre Roberge

Starting from a quick introduction to Blockchains, we will cover the concepts behind Bitcoin and Ethereum to understand the DAO exploitation hack. We will explore how Bitcoin Decentralized Blockchain using Proof of Work as resilience to double-spending is influencing current research. How it is inspiring ideas in Cyber Security including holistic approach to user identity security, transaction and communication infrastructure security, business security through transparency and audit, and security from malicious insiders, compromised nodes or server failure.