Hands-On Cybersecurity with Blockchain

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Learn
  • Understand the cyberthreat landscape
  • Learn about Ethereum and Hyperledger Blockchain
  • Program Blockchain solutions
  • Build Blockchain-based apps for 2FA, and DDoS protection
  • Develop Blockchain-based PKI solutions and apps for storing DNS entries
  • Challenges and the future of cybersecurity and Blockchain
About

Blockchain technology is being welcomed as one of the most revolutionary and impactful innovations of today. Blockchain technology was first identified in the world’s most popular digital currency, Bitcoin, but has now changed the outlook of several organizations and empowered them to use it even for storage and transfer of value.

This book will start by introducing you to the common cyberthreat landscape and common attacks such as malware, phishing, insider threats, and DDoS. The next set of chapters will help you to understand the workings of Blockchain technology, Ethereum and Hyperledger architecture and how they fit into the cybersecurity ecosystem. These chapters will also help you to write your first distributed application on Ethereum Blockchain and the Hyperledger Fabric framework. Later, you will learn about the security triad and its adaptation with Blockchain. The last set of chapters will take you through the core concepts of cybersecurity, such as DDoS protection, PKI-based identity, 2FA, and DNS security. You will learn how Blockchain plays a crucial role in transforming cybersecurity solutions.

Toward the end of the book, you will also encounter some real-world deployment examples of Blockchain in security cases, and also understand the short-term challenges and future of cybersecurity with Blockchain.

Features
  • Understanding the blockchain technology from the cybersecurity perspective
  • Developing cyber security solutions with Ethereum blockchain technology
  • Understanding real-world deployment of blockchain based applications
Page Count 236
Course Length 7 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781788990189
Date Of Publication 27 Jun 2018

Authors

Rajneesh Gupta

Rajneesh Gupta is a cybersecurity and blockchain expert with proven track record of helping organizations to build a strong cybersecurity solutions. He is an experienced innovator, creative & strategic thinker.

Cited in InsightSuccess as the most trusted cybersecurity leaders and recognized by CIO Review as one of top 20 cybersecurity players. Rajneesh is a keynote speaker and regularly speaks on several conferences over cybersecurity, blockchain, IoT, secure governance, cyberwarfare.