This presentation addresses the current state of cybersecurity threats including threats to basic services, the financial sectors, and general data integrity.  It includes a blockchain overview including the nature of blockchains and how all of the elements like cryptography, consensus and distributed management relate to security attributes of a blockchain system.  The presentation goes on to include information about blockchain as a security solution. This topic is explored from a variety of perspectives and use-cases.  It also includes a summary of security considerations from a Risk Management Framework Perspective. This leads to a discussion of relevant government regulations, And lastly, GBA resources available to support solutions related to blockchain and security.

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Author of Publication (Name)
Gerard Dache
Authoring Organization
Government Blockchain Association
Publication Date
November 26, 2018