2020 OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum

Deep Dive: Digital security and distributed ledger technology: myths and reality

Nov 17 15:35 - 16:25

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The session will aim to clarify expectations with respect to digital security regarding blockchain. Many people simply don't understand how blockchain works and question its basic security (e.g. assuming that a ledger that is stored everywhere cannot be secure), while many others view blockchain as a panacea for security (e.g. it will solve all our security challenges). Where is the reality? To which extent can we trust this technology from a digital security perspective? How can it help resolve existing digital security challenges?