Is blockchain as impenetrable as people think? Or as necessary?

It’s not predicated on the same type of cryptographic security that we’ve seen historically, but if someone has enough money and enough motivation — like a nation state — couldn’t they severely compromise a system? Is blockchain the only way transactional protections can become so secure, or could traditional technologies be employed and with less effort?

RSA Security’s Chief Technology Officer Zulfikar Ramzan, Ph.D., spoke at our Cyber Sector Risk: Blockchain Security in April 2018 in New York. Hear what he had to say about this much-heralded technology.

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