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Blockchain Basics for ERM

Published: 26 February 2019

ID: G00707654

Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team


Chances are good that your organization will investigate or experiment with blockchain technology - a distributed ledger that records transactions, grouped in blocks, in a chronologically ordered chain – within the next couple years. 91% of board directors have heard of blockchain; 36% view it as an opportunity, and 21% see it as a threat. This research helps you prepare to inform the business of the risks involved and potential controls needed for your own blockchain projects.

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