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Corda Enterprise 4.8 - Architecture Security Report
Corda Enterprise 4.8 - Architecture Security Report
Who it's for:

  • CISO
  • CSO
  • Blockchain Architects
  • Security Architects
  • Application and Smart Contract Developers
  • Blockchain Network Administrators

Corda Enterprise 4.8 - Architecture Security Report

Release Date: 12/15/2021

Blockchain technology is being rapidly adopted by enterprises to bring traceability and transparency to external business workflows. Considering that many of these workflows involve transactions and custody of value in the form of digital assets or other high-value data, cybersecurity attributes such as privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and availability certainly take center stage in the blockchain space.

This report from our Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Working Group aims to address the above concerns by examining the cybersecurity risks of the blockchain framework Corda Enterprise 4.8 when it is implemented as a permissioned enterprise network for a trade finance business in a cloud-based environment.

Then, in the accompanying Corda Enterprise 4.8 - Security Controls Checklist, we deliver a fully implementable security controls checklist for Corda 4.8 aligned with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

Key Takeaways:
  • An overview of how a Corda 4.8 Permissioned Blockchain Network was used to depict a simple transaction within a trade finance workflow
  • The steps and methodology used to identify Corda 4.8 security risks
  • The results of a Corda 4.8 threat analysis, how to mitigate the discovered risks, and recommendations for a risk-based incident response strategy
  • Cryptography module recommendations for a Corda 4.8 Permissioned Network

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Ashish Mehta
Cybersecurity - Sr. Risk Manager & Security Architect

Ashish Mehta

Cybersecurity - Sr. Risk Manager & Security Architect

Ashish Mehta has extensive experience in cybersecurity, blockchain, web development, IT management, financial markets, and the energy industry.

He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Blockchain Working Group and is a part of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Quantum-Safe Security Leadership Teams at the Cloud Security Alliance. In that capacity, he is responsible for pushing their multiple research efforts as well as coordinating with ...

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Urmila Nagvekar

Urmila Nagvekar

Urmila Nagvekar is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), with a combined 27 years in Information Technology, Security, and Privacy involving leading Cybersecurity, Information Risk Management, and Data Privacy Programs as business value drivers for Engineering and Geoscience with oil majors.

She has been actively contributing and presenting topics related to Blockchain Security at CSA’s Blockchain/DLT Working ...

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