Bookstore : Bitcoin and Blockchain Security

Title:      Bitcoin and Blockchain Security
Categories:      Blockchain
BookID:      10
Authors:      Ghassan Karame
ISBN-10(13):      9781630810139
Publisher:      Artech House Publishers
Publication date:      31st October 2016
Number of pages:      216
Language:      Not specified
Price:      146.40
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There is a lot of buzz about Bitcoin and Blockchain lately, our expert authors will help to answer some imperative questions about the security involved in this new digital asset and ledger. This comprehensive new resource presents a thorough overview and analysis of the security and privacy provisions of Bitcoin and its underlying blockchain clients. This book goes beyond the analysis of reported vulnerabilities of Bitcoin, evaluating a number of countermeasures to deter threats on the system. Readers are given concrete solutions and recommendations on the best practices to use when relying on Bitcoin as a payment method.This resource provides a clear explanation of assumptions governing the security of Bitcoin, including the scalability measures adopted in Bitcoin, privacy for clients, and the proper means of securing Bitcoin wallets. Readers learn how the security and privacy provisions of other blockchain technologies compare to Bitcoin and the security lessons learned after extensive research of Bitcoin since the inception of the currency.


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