Article posted: Oct 30, 2017
By Marcus Hartwig, Versasec GM Americas
Blockchain is being hailed as a serious security contender, from protecting data to fortifying digital apps, and thanks to cryptocurrencies it is gaining strong momentum.
In fact, Blockchain is the technology that enables the very existence of cryptocurrency (among other things). The best known of these, Bitcoin, is the cryptocurrency for which blockchain technology was invented. Simply put, a cryptocurrency is a digital version of a monetary exchange that uses encryption techniques to control the creation of monetary units and to verify the transfer of funds.