Blockchain Security Training

This course covers all known aspects of Blockchain security existing in the Blockchain environment today. You’ll gain a detailed overview of Blockchain security issues, including threats, risk mitigation, node security integrity, confidentiality, best security practices, and advanced Blockchain security practices. In-depth labs will provide you with practical, real world tools for not only recognizing security threats, but mitigation and prevention. This includes best practices, known attack vectors, threat identification, response techniques, and much more.

 

 

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Fundamental Blockchain Security

  • Cryptography for the Blockchain
  • A Brief Introduction to Blockchain
  • Blockchain Security Assumptions
  • Limitations of Basic Blockchain Security


Consensus in the Blockchain

  • Blockchain Consensus and Byzantine Generals
  • Introduction to Blockchain Consensus Security
    • Proof of Work
    • Proof of Stake
    • Other Blockchain Consensus Algorithms

Advanced Blockchain Security Mechanisms

  • Architectural Security Measures
    • Permissioned Blockchains
    • Checkpointing
  • Advanced Cryptographic Solutions
    • Multiparty Signatures
    • Zero-Knowledge Proofs
    • Stealth Addresses
    • Ring Signatures
    • Confidential Transactions


Smart Contract Security

  • Introduction to Smart Contracts
  • Smart Contract Security Considerations
  • Smart Contract Code Auditing


Blockchain Risk Assessment

  • Blockchain Risk Considerations
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Blockchain Architectural Design


Basic Blockchain Security

  • User Security
  • Node Security
  • Network Security


Blockchain for Business

  • Introduction to Ethereum Security
  • Introduction to Hyperledger Security
  • Introduction to Corda Security


Securely Implementing Business Blockchains

  • Business Operations
  • Data Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance


Network-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks

  • 51% Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Eclipse Attacks
  • Replay Attacks
  • Routing Attacks
  • Sybil Attacks


System-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks

  • The Bitcoin Hack
  • The Verge Hack
  • The EOS Vulnerability
  • The Lisk Vulnerability


Smart Contract Vulnerabilities and Attacks

  • Reentrancy
  • Access Control
  • Arithmetic
  • Unchecked Return Values
  • Denial of Service
  • Bad Randomness
  • Race Conditions
  • Timestamp Dependence
  • Short Addresses

Security of Alternative DLT Architectures

  • Introduction to DAG-Based DLTs
  • Advantages of DAG-Based DLTs
  • Limitations of DAG-Based DLTs

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Identifying and differentiating between security threats and attacks on a Blockchain network

  • Blockchain security methods, best practices, risk mitigation, and more
  • All known (to date) cyber-attack vectors on the Blockchain
  • How to perform a Blockchain network security risk analysis
  • A complete understanding of Blockchain’s inherent security features and risks
  • An excellent knowledge of best security practices for Blockchain System/Network Administrators
  • Appropriate Blockchain data safeguarding techniques

 

This course is highly technical. To prepare for the class you should:

  • Provide your own computer (labs are hosted in a virtual environment)
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of Hyperledger, Ethereum, or Blockchain Architecture

Architects, Developers, System and Network Administrators who are responsible for implementing, identifying, and managing security a Blockchain network. 

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