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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

Ashish Mehta
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

Bill Izzo

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Publications in ReviewOpen Until
Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5 - OutlineMar 31, 2023
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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.

Feb

2

Thu, February 2, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Feb

7

Tue, February 7, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

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Feb

8

Wed, February 8, 10:00am - 11:00am PST
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Threat Modeling Workshop
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 

  • Updates: Blockchain Security Governance 

  • Updates from Blockchain Security Governance: NIST-based DLT Cybersecurity and Privacy Governance Frameworks:
    o  DLT Cybersecurity categories, sub-categories and controls to meet the sub-category outcomes
    o  DLT Privacy categories, sub-categories and controls to meet the sub-category outcomes
    o  Focus area needs for the 1st quarter 2023

  • Brief summary of the attack models we did and their results


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Feb

9

Thu, February 9, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Feb

14

Tue, February 14, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

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Feb

16

Thu, February 16, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Feb

21

Tue, February 21, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Feb

22

Wed, February 22, 10:00am - 11:00am PST
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Working Meeting
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Agenda: 
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Feb

23

Thu, February 23, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Feb

28

Tue, February 28, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

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Mar

2

Thu, March 2, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Mar

7

Tue, March 7, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nc6VgdgeLCEm_ZgadINrRRiOB5ZKzu-mhScfLVixEHs/edit

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Mar

8

Wed, March 8, 10:00am - 11:00am PST
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Threat Modeling Workshop
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 

  • Updates: Blockchain Security Governance 

  • Updates from Blockchain Security Governance: NIST-based DLT Cybersecurity and Privacy Governance Frameworks:
    o  DLT Cybersecurity categories, sub-categories and controls to meet the sub-category outcomes
    o  DLT Privacy categories, sub-categories and controls to meet the sub-category outcomes
    o  Focus area needs for the 1st quarter 2023

  • Brief summary of the attack models we did and their results


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Mar

9

Thu, March 9, 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Blockchain Security Governance

Mar

14

Tue, March 14, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Mar

16

Thu, March 16, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Mar

21

Tue, March 21, 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

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Mar

22

Wed, March 22, 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Blockchain Working Group - Monthly Working Meeting
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Agenda: 
  • CSA events & announcements 



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Meeting ID: 202 373 686

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Mar

23

Thu, March 23, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

Mar

28

Tue, March 28, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Smart Contracts - DLT Security Framework
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Mar

30

Thu, March 30, 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Blockchain Security Governance

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Security Guidance for Critical Areas of Focus in Cloud Computing v5 - Outline

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