#17 – Why Blockchain Is Safe, But Cryptocurrencies Are Not, with Dr. Serhii Yelchenko

The most vulnerable part of cryptocurrency is blockchain, its the individual’s private key.  How do you protect yours, and how do you keep hackers img_4479from staling your funds?  Listen to this episode for expert advice from blockchain expert Dr. Serhii Yelchenko.

Link the the hack we mentioned:

https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/10/bancor-loses-23-5m/

Dr. Yelchenko recommends these hard wallets:

keepkey.com

trezor.io/

Great primer on blockchain:

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David W. Schropfer

David W. Schropfer is the CEO of The SAFE Button (Smartphone Authentication For Everyone), a cybersecurity company in New York (www.TheSafe.io).  Every day, he and his team of professionals keep the people who use The SAFE Button protected from some of the most common traps, hacks and attacks that target computer systems of all sizes. David is the author of the bestselling cybersecurity book, Digital Habits: 5 Simple Tips to Help Keep You and Your Information Safe Online. His previous books, including The Smartphone Wallet and industry whitepapers, predicted some of the biggest trends in the payments, mobile, and security industries.  Since graduating Boston College, David earned an Executive MBA from the University of Miami.

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