Blockchain & Cybersecurity - Let's Discuss!

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Blockchain & Cybersecurity

Let's Discuss!

Executive Summary

Blockchain technology is often exalted as the solution to nearly every security issue in many industries. But what is the current level of security for this technology? We investigate this with the CIA security triad model, composed of the three areas of confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The evolution of blockchain has been compared to the early rising of the internet. Comments and arguments of the technology’s potential focus on the disruption of multiple industries, including healthcare, the public sector, energy, manufacturing, and particularly financial services. According to David Schatsky, Managing Director at Deloitte US, "The technology provides a way of recording  transactions or any digital interaction in a way that is secure, transparent, highly resistant to outages, auditable, and efficient."

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Performance magazine issue 24, September 2017

Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients.

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