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Blockchain/Distributed Ledger

This group investigates relevant use cases, and security implications of blockchain. Currently they are creating a framework and glossary that would help provide guidance and security around: wallets, exchanges, cryptography and more.
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Crypto-Asset Exchange Security Guidelines
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Blockchain/Distributed Ledger
Working Group Overview

This group investigates relevant use cases and security implications of blockchain. Currently, they are creating a framework and glossary that would help provide guidance and security around: wallets, exchanges, cryptography, and more. We welcome anyone who would like to join, even if you would like to just listen in on your first call. 


What do we discuss? 

During these meetings, we typically discuss changes in the industry and collaborate on projects the group is currently working on.


Drafts & Important Docs

Working Group Leadership

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Ashish Mehta

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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Bill Izzo

Bill Izzo

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Who can join?

Anyone can join a working group, whether you have years of experience or want to just participate as a fly on the wall.

What is the time commitment?

The time commitment for this group varies depending on the project. You can spend a 15 minutes helping review a publication that's nearly finished or help author a publication from start to finish.

Virtual Meetings

Attend our next meeting. You can just listen in to decide if this group is a good for you or you can choose to actively participate. During these calls we discuss current projects, and well as share ideas for new projects. This is a good way to meet the other members of the group. You can view all research meetings here.

Aug

16

Tue, August 16, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

Join Zoom Meeting 
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Meeting ID: 992 3619 8430
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Aug

16

Tue, August 16, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Digital Wallets Subgroup

Aug

18

Thu, August 18, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Aug

23

Tue, August 23, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

Join Zoom Meeting 
https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/j/99236198430?pwd=NzhYVG5nMDRwbmdYWlFCcWpzdGN0dz09

Meeting ID: 992 3619 8430
Passcode: 908425
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+12532158782,,99236198430# US (Tacoma)
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        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
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        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 992 3619 8430
Find your local number: https://cloudsecurityalliance.zoom.us/u/aeJRWNSF61

Aug

24

Wed, August 24, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group Meeting
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 

  • Projects and progress slide, status update

  • Smart contracts paper outline call for volunteers for sections

  • DLT / Blockchain Attacks and weaknesses

  • Open discussion

    1. Cryptocurrency

    2. Future of Payments


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Meeting ID: 202 373 686

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Meeting ID: 202 373 686
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Aug

25

Thu, August 25, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

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