Evaluating the Security Risks to Blockchain Ecosystems


Published: 21 March 2018 ID: G00347104

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Summary

Blockchain is early in its development, and long-term investments can be risky. Complexity, cryptography and implementation errors may cool enthusiasm for blockchain and pose risks for users. Security and risk management leaders must temper the hype with effective risk-mitigation techniques.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Leverage a Multilayered Model of Blockchain Security
      • The Blockchain Security Model
    • Evaluate Your Preparedness and Incident Response Plans for Critical Security Events
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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