Courtney Falk - Optiv
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Threats and Risks in Cryptocurrencies
Feb 28, 2018Download: MP4 Video Size: 247.6MB
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AbstractCryptocurrencies have exploded in popularity in the last few years. These cryptographic systems aim to provide freedom from government-backed fiat currencies. This presentation examines the traditional and novel risks to cryptocurrency systems. Special attention is paid to documented attacks on cryptocurrency infrastructure, criminal use of cryptocurrencies, and the policies affecting cryptocurrency systems.
About the Speaker
Dr. Courtney Falk is an information security professional with over ten years of experience in the government, academic, and public sectors. He earned his doctorate of philosophy from Purdue University while researching the applications of natural language processing to information security problems. Courtney currently works as the senior research scientist for Optiv's Global Threat Intelligence Center.