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Decentralized Finance: Landscape and Future Directions

Presented by Jeremy Clark as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Somewhat quietly, entrepreneurs have been reinventing financial services on the public blockchain Ethereum. Services include CAD and USD-backed currency, exchanges and margin trading, securities and derivatives, and credit and lending. Going …

Topological Data Analysis for Ransomware Detection on the Bitcoin Blockchain

Presented by Cuneyt Akcora as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation Proliferation of cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin) that allow pseudo-anonymous transactions, has made it easier for ransomware developers to demand ransom by encrypting sensitive user data. The recently revealed strikes of ransomware attacks …