Ciphrex Co-CEO, Blockchain Technology Expert to Lead Workshop on Cryptocurrency Security at Inside Bitcoins NYC Conference
Eric Lombrozo, co-CEO and Chief Technology Officer of Ciphrex, will lead a two-hour workshop on cryptocurrency security at the Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015 conference April 27 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Called “Bitcoin Security: A Practical Perspective,” the workshop will be taught in a format easy to understand for those new to and becoming accustomed to Bitcoin.
During the workshop, Lombrozo, who is one of the foremost experts in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency security, will provide an overview of best practices for securing bitcoins at both the individual and enterprise level. The session will cover practical guidelines that anyone at any level can put to use immediately with off-the-shelf components. Topics include secure key generation, key management, backups, policy definition and enforcement, multisignature transactions, offline signing, accountability, transparency, audits, and risk mitigation.
Lombrozo created mSIGNA, a product of Ciphrex and the most advanced, secure, user-friendly bitcoin wallet on the market. The first to support advanced features such as full control, scalable multisignature account management, mSIGNA is the safest option to store, send, and receive bitcoins. He also developed CoinSocket, a secure and scalable enterprise-grade application development platform. He has participated in several projects related to decentralized consensus protocols, contributing source code to multiple open source projects including Bitcoin, Ripple and Ethereum. He also is a founding member of the CryptoCurrency Security Standards Steering Committee, a committee formed to ensure the CryptoCurrency Security Standards (CCSS) remains up to date, neutral and relevant in establishing security standards in the fast changing world of cryptocurrencies.
A sought-after speaker on cryptocurrency security and blockchain technology worldwide, he has spoken at several Bitcoin conferences including Miami, Berlin and Austin, among others.
Ciphrex creates technologies to build the peer-to-peer payment network infrastructure required to securely store and transact in digital assets. The company’s enterprise grade software is based on public-key cryptography and blockchain technology focusing on four key aspects: security, simplicity, speed and scalability. Ciphrex recently raised $500,000 in a fully-subscribed Series A stock issue and is on track for a Series B round offering.