How Blockchain Security Differs From Traditional Cybersecurity – 3 – User...

This article is the third in a four-part series exploring the differences between traditional IT security and blockchain security.  Check out the first two articles in the series exploring the differences for node operators and application developers. This article explores how user security differs between traditional IT and blockchain environments. ...

How Blockchain Security Differs From Traditional Cybersecurity – 2 – Smart...

This article is the second in a four-part series discussing the differences between traditional IT security / cybersecurity and blockchain security.  Check out the first article in the series discussing the differences for node operators. This article focuses on the differences between application security (AppSec) for traditional applications and smart...

How Blockchain Security Differs From Traditional Cybersecurity – 1 – Node...

Blockchain is a rapidly-evolving technology with a great deal of interest and investment. Decentralized Finance (DeFi), in particular, has a great deal of money invested in it as well as a growing number of high-profile and expensive hacks.  Beyond DeFi, many companies, both large and small, are investing heavily...

The 12 Biggest Hacking Incidents in the History of Crypto

The most comprehensive ranked list of the biggest crypto hacks in history (Up until November 1, 2022. I suspect a larger one is just behind the corner) It wasn’t easy digging through the entire history of cybercrime involving cryptocurrencies, but we wanted to get to the bottom of which ones...

How the Big Binance Bridge Hack Will Change the way People...

$566M worth of BNB was stolen from Binance’s cross-chain bridge BSC Token Hub, but how they responded to the hack will be the most memorable part. Decentralization is a hot button topic in web3, and Binance is (at the time of writing) the biggest crypto exchange by trading volume in...

How a $1B Flash Loan Led to the $182M Beanstalk Farms...

Understanding how flash loans and governance work in DeFi to demystify the Beanstalk Farms Hack The only way to understand how the Beanstalk Farms decentralized credit-based stablecoin protocol exploit happened is to first understand flash loans, which are a little known financial tool unique to the DeFi (decentralized finance) space,...

Potential $600M FTX Hack

FTX Hack
In the midst of the FTX meltdown, the once 2nd largest exchange appears to also be facing...

BNB Chain Halted After Suspected Hack, $536M Compromised

BNB Wallet Hack
BNB Chain has been halted after one of the biggest BNB holders started displaying erratic on-chain behavior,...

SWIFT Publishes a Study on Central Bank Digital Currency Network

SWIFT CBDC Network
The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT), a messaging network that fosters functional communication amongst banks...

Transit Swap Hacker Returned 70% of the Money

Transit Swap Hack
A hacker that stole $23 million from the decentralized exchange (DEX) Transit Swap today returned $16M, or...

Hong Kong About to Start Trials of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Hong Kong CBDC
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) statd on Tuesday that it plans to start trials of its...

$3.3M Hack of Profanity’s Vanity Ethereum Addresses

Profanity Hack
Ethereum custom addresses created via the Profanity tool have been hacked. Almost $3.3 million stolen from several...

MAS Launches Financial Services Industry Transformation Map 2025

MAS
Mr Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minster for Finance, and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Deputy...

Treasury will warn White House that crypto needs major regulations

US Treasury
The US Treasury is expected to release four reports this months in which it will outline various...

Australian Federal Police (AFP) Establishes a New Crypto AML Unit

AFP
The Australian Federal Police has set up a new cryptocurrency unit to target money laundering as more...

New UK Crypto Rules for Sanctions

UK Treasury
UK Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation updated its sanctions guidance on 30 August to explicitly include...

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Marin Ivezic

For 30+ years I’ve been protecting financial services and critical infrastructure against financial crime, cyber, and regulatory risks. I previously held multiple interim CRO, CISO and technology leadership roles in Global 2000 companies. Since 2013 I have been advising institutions and regulators around the world on safe, secure and compliant adoption of crypto assets and other decentralized technologies.
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