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How Blockchain is Buffering Cyber Security Initiatives

Blockchain is infiltrating every industry and it's here to stay.

By Kelly HansardPublished 2 years ago 3 min read

Blockchain technology is beginning to influence all areas of our lives. Cybersecurity is an industry that has been significantly affected by this technology and maybe more so in the future.

The goal of blockchain technology is to secure the financial transactions that are conducted in the cryptocurrency markets. Despite its various security threats, the company is still committed to providing the best possible security for its users. This is evident in its continuous efforts to improve the efficiency of its operations.

Old Software

One of the biggest threats companies face today is the lack of proper user interface security. This is because many consumers do not understand the importance of maintaining a healthy online lifestyle and cyber security. Unfortunately, outdated software systems can still expose their users’ sensitive information. Getting the latest security protocols is often free or at a minimal cost.

Advanced Tactics

In addition, hackers are constantly looking for new ways to attack their way into computer systems. One of these is by developing artificial intelligence and robots that can perform data search and analysis on a massive scale. These methods are very efficient because they can analyze hundreds of records in a second. Attacks on blockchains are similar to those on other online security systems.

Smart Contracts

A smart contract is a type of contract that various companies in the financial industry use to process transactions. It can reduce the time it takes to complete a financial transaction by allowing both the seller and the buyer to sign a document. Traditional contracts typically involve multiple parties, such as a legal representative, a trustee, and a title company.

Before using smart contracts, the typical processing time for transferring documents usually took several days. With the use of smart contracts, the time it takes to complete a financial transaction has been reduced to a few minutes.

Aside from reducing the time it takes to complete a financial transaction, smart contracts also make it safer. Blockchain technology ensures that smart contracts protect financial transactions from unauthorized access. By layering the various steps of the process with high security, blockchains can prevent unauthorized persons from seeing the transactions.


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Kelly Hansard

Based in Austin, Texas, Kelly Hansard is a young professional who has has jumped headfirst into a career in program management. Kelly Hansard loves embracing her passion for travel and visiting new places throughout the year.

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