Cybersecurity and Blockchain-powered Automation
About the Book
Understand Cybersecurity fundamentals and protect your Blockchain systems for a scalable and secured automation
â— Understand the fundamentals of Cryptography and Cybersecurity and the fundamentals of Blockchain and their role in securing the various facets of automation. Also understand threats to Smart contracts and Blockchain systems.
â— Understand areas where blockchain and cybersecurity superimpose to create amazing problems to solve.
â— A dedicated part of the book on Standards and Frameworks allows you to be industry-ready in information security practices to be followed in an organization.
â— Learn the very lucrative areas of Smart Contract Security, Auditing, and Testing in Blockchain.
â— Finish to build a career in cybersecurity and blockchain by being Industry 4.0 ready.
As this decade comes to a closure, we are looking at, what we like to call, an Industry 4.0. This era is expected to see radical changes in the way we work and live, due to huge leaps and advancements with technologies such as Blockchain and Quantum Computing. This calls for the new age workforce to be industry-ready, which essentially means an understanding of the core fields of Cybersecurity, Blockchain, and Quantum Computing is becoming imperative.
This book starts with a primer on the “Essentials of Cybersecurity”. This part allows the reader to get comfortable with the concepts of cybersecurity that are needed to gain a deeper understanding of the concepts to follow.
What will you learn
By the end of the book, you should be able to understand the gravity of the concepts involved in technologies like Blockchain and Cybersecurity, with an acute understanding of the areas, such as Quantum Computing, which affect the technologies. You will also know about the tools used in Smart Contract Auditing and Testing in Blockchain.
Who this book is for
This book is meant for everyone who wishes to build a career in blockchain and/or cybersecurity. The book doesn’t assume prior knowledge on any of the topics; hence a beginner from any diverse field might definitely give these technologies a try by reading this book. The book is divided into parts that take the reader seamlessly from beginner concepts to advanced practices prevalent in the industry. No prior programming experience is assumed either.
Table of Contents
1. Cryptography Techniques
2. Cryptography Protocols
3. Algorithms and Modes
Part 2. Essentials of Blockchain
4. Introduction: Distributed Consensus & Consensus Mechanisms
5. Types of Blockchain
6. Key Considerations for Blockchain Implementations
7. Strategic Roadmap for Digital Enterprise Adoption
8. Blockchain – The New Generation Tool for Cybersecurity
Part 3. The Superimposition of Blockchain and Cybersecurity
9. Cyberattack Prevention Strategies
10. Blockchain-based Security Mechanisms
11. Threats for Blockchain systems
12. Practical Implementations and Use Cases
13. Security in Popular Public Blockchain Networks
14. Cryptography as a Digital Labor for the Integration of Distributed Finance
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