Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and ICOs
Building Security into the Decentralized Digital Economy
Deja vu Security's first security summit took place on December 5th in Seattle Washington. The event featured a series of presentations on the intersection between security and emerging blockchain technologies.
Security Landscape of Blockchain Technologies
Founder - Deja vu Security and Peach Tech
Deja vu Security and Peach Tech founder Akshay Aggarwal's slides from Deja vu Security's December 2017 Security Summit.
Security Landscape of Blockchain Technologies ICOs and Smart Contracts have become popular. This talk will look at the underlying economic, technology, and process fundamentals underpinning Smart Contracts and ICOs. Specifically, Akshay will share his experience with design decisions and implementation issues to avoid, and look into the future of Smart Contracts and ICO security.
Security and Technology in the Esports World
CEO - Unikrn
Unikrn is a venture backed esports bookmaker backed by Mark Cuban, Ashton Kutcher, Elisabeth Murdoch, Shari Redstone, 500 Startups, Binary, Tabcorp, and others. Unikrn created a token about 2 years ago and started exploring blockchain as it applies to their highly regulated business. Uniknrn recently converted their Unikoin token into a cryptocurrency called UnikoinGold and sold around 127 million tokens in the largest token sale ever for any esports or video game company. In the process of doing this Unikrn collected over 112,000 ETH and has been dealing with a number of security challenges along the way. Rahul will talk about his experience with the ICO, and some of their systems that the built to make it happen.
The Realities of Enterprise Blockchain
CEO - Deja vu Security
Blockchain is currently everywhere and on the minds of everyone from entrepreneurs to enterprise architects. This talk will explore some of the enterprise focused Blockchain technologies. It will overview how they can fit in the enterprise security ecosystem and what security, integrity, and transnational guarantees they can and cannot provide.
Solving Blockchain Scalability
Director of Products - RChain
The RChain platform, a scalable blockchain, enables innovators, entrepreneurs, and enterprises to confidently deliver scalable and trustworthy decentralized solutions. We are creating a scalable blockchain by leveraging proof-of-stake consensus smart contract infrastructure using correct-by-construction engineering, and a partitioning technique leveraging namespaces.
Blockchain Technologies in Washington State - Fireside Chat
Dr. Joseph Williams
Director of Economic Development, Washington State Department of Commerce - ICT Sector
A former executive with Microsoft and Sun Microsystems, Dr. Williams served as the Dean of the School of Business, Government and Economics at Seattle Pacific University before joining Commerce. His distinguished career in the tech industry, in academia and the public sector includes extensive experience working with angel investing, software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, and customers on the business models and economics of cloud computing. He has authored three books and dozens of articles related to the ICT industry while he was a professor in the College of Business at Colorado State University in the 1990s. Dr. Williams has degrees from the University of California-Berkley, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Texas-Austin.