Blockchain Security

This dynamic Blockchain Security course covers all known aspects of Blockchain security that exist in the Blockchain environment today. This course provides a detailed overview of all Blockchain security issues, including threats, risk mitigation, node security integrity, confidentiality, best security practices, advanced Blockchain security and more. The in-depth lab sessions will provide the student with practical, real world tools for not only recognizing security threats, but mitigation and prevention as well.


Those who attend the Security for Blockchain Professionals course and pass the exam certification will have a demonstrated knowledge of:

Identifying and differentiating between security threats and attacks on a Blockchain network.
Blockchain security methods, best practices, risk mitigation, and more.
All known (to date) cyber-attack vectors on the Blockchain.
Performing Blockchain network security risk analysis.
A complete understanding of Blockchain’s inherent security features and risks.
An excellent knowledge of best security practices for Blockchain System/Network Administrators.
Demonstrating appropriate Blockchain data safeguarding techniques.


Disponible en formato e-learning

Disponible en formato presencial

Disponible en formato a distancia

Subvención disponible
A través de Fundae, cumpliendo requisitos.

15 horas

  • Dificultad 50% 50%
  • Nivel alcanzado 80% 80%

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Security for Blockchain Professionals is designed for:

Existing architects, software developers, system and network administrators who are responsible for implementing, identifying, and managing security on their Blockchain network. Also, those who are responsible for, and are required to mitigate, recognize, and resolve Blockchain security problems. Students will participate in security labs which will go in-depth into security best practices, known attack vectors, threat identification, response techniques, and much more.

Due to the in-depth focus on technical cyber-security methods, and the broad scope of this course, those with current cyber-security knowledge, Blockchain architecture, and/or experienced programmers will benefit the most from this course, including:

Blockchain Architects
Blockchain Developers
Application Developers
Blockchain System Administrators
Network Security Architects
Cyber Security Experts
IT Professionals w/cyber security experience

Conocimientos requeridos


Day 1: Blockchain Security Fundamentals

Module 1: Fundamental Blockchain Security

Cryptography for the Blockchain
A Brief Introduction to Blockchain
Blockchain Security Assumptions
Limitations of Basic Blockchain Security
Module 2: Consensus in the Blockchain

Blockchain Consensus and Byzantine Generals
Introduction to Blockchain Consensus Security
Proof of Work
Proof of Stake
Other Blockchain Consensus Algorithms
Module 3: Advanced Blockchain Security Mechanisms

Architectural Security Measures
Permissioned Blockchains
Advanced Cryptographic Solutions
Multiparty Signatures
Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Stealth Addresses
Ring Signatures
Confidential Transactions
Module 4: Smart Contract Security

Introduction to Smart Contracts
Smart Contract Security Considerations
Smart Contract Code Auditing
Day 2: Blockchain Security Implementations

Module 5: Blockchain Risk Assessment

Blockchain Risk Considerations
Regulatory Requirements
Blockchain Architectural Design
Module 6: Basic Blockchain Security

User Security
Node Security
Network Security
Module 7: Blockchain for Business

Introduction to Ethereum Security
Introduction to Hyperledger Security
Introduction to Corda Security
Module 8: Securely Implementing Business Blockchains

Business Operations
Data Management
Legal and Regulatory Compliance
Day 3: Known Security Vulnerabilities and Solutions

Module 9: Network-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks

51% Attacks
Denial of Service Attacks
Eclipse Attacks
Replay Attacks
Routing Attacks
Sybil Attacks
Module 10: System-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks

The Bitcoin Hack
The Verge Hack
The EOS Vulnerability
The Lisk Vulnerability
Module 11: Smart Contract Vulnerabilities and Attacks

Access Control
Unchecked Return Values
Denial of Service
Bad Randomness
Race Conditions
Timestamp Dependence
Short Addresses
Module 12: Security of Alternative DLT Architectures

Introduction to DAG-Based DLTs
Advantages of DAG-Based DLTs
Limitations of DAG-Based DLTs

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