The Future of Bitcoin

egodigitus

Believes in Cryptoanarchy & hopes for the upcoming Age of digital Enlightment. Involved in the Blockchain Community & Cryptoeconomics. Research topics focused on Blockchain Applications regarding Security aspects.

Bitcoin is getting traction and attention by mainstream media. Price hits all time high at 3000$ and stays above the gold price. At the same time the Bitcoin community is meeting their biggest challenge so far. The question of: ‘How to scale Bitcoin?’ This was discussed for two days at the Future of Bitcoin conference in Arnheim / Netherlands, with developers, researchers and miners.

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Security of Things – World Conference

egodigitus

Believes in Cryptoanarchy & hopes for the upcoming Age of digital Enlightment. Involved in the Blockchain Community & Cryptoeconomics. Research topics focused on Blockchain Applications regarding Security aspects.

High level atmosphere. High level management. High level topics.

The companies represented came from nearly every industry sector: banking, energy, telecommunication, government, manufacturing &  chemical industry as well as retail, entertainment, transportation, automotive and of course IT security. The delegates and speakers were all C-level management and mostly CIO / CISO.

So what are the hottest topics? Where is the industry in terms of IoT Security at the moment? Continue reading “Security of Things – World Conference”

DefCon 24

marko

Marko works as security professional since 2012 and performs assessments focused on web application security and code audits.

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Introduction

After Troopers 2016 and Hack In the Box, my year of conferences ends with the DefCon 24 in Las Vegas Bally’s & Paris Casino which was with about 22,000 attendees/hackers one of the largest hacker conferences. In this post I would like to give my personal impression of this great conference. Continue reading “DefCon 24”