Category Archives: Security

Reaching Consensus: A way to share & protect our data

One of the greatest achievements of the Bitcoin blockchain has been its demonstration that distributed systems can be an effective way to share and protect your data, and right now when the cost of hacking is estimated to be £600bn per year it deserves more of our attention. With over 1500 cryptocurrencies, a total market […]

How to stay secure when trading and investing in cryptocurrencies – Part 2

In my last article, I covered the very basics in security to consider before investing in cryptocurrencies. It may feel like a chore, but it is absolutely vital. Unless you take your security seriously, you’re wide open to hacks and malware attacks. This article covers steps to ensure you are ‘layered’ up and create the […]

How to stay secure when trading and investing in cryptocurrencies – Part 1

If you’re serious when it comes to trading and investing in cryptocurrencies, keep security at the forefront of your mind, before you even think of starting to invest. Avoid falling into the trap that many do of buying your coins before ensuring your computer, network and physical security is as strong as it can be. […]