Fintech and Blockchain for Senior IT Managers

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Fintech and Blockchain for Senior IT Managers

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Posted December 12, 2016 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies, Digital Transformation & Innovation Bootcamp Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Blockchain is most simply defined as “the first native digital medium for value, just as the Internet was the first native digital medium for information.” Blockchain has gained great attention, investment, and development because it addresses two of the riskiest aspects of life and business on the Internet: transactions and trust. We’ve long recognized the security, privacy, and trust issues that plague the Internet, and since the early 1980s technologists have been working on a solution. For transactions, intermediaries have made possible the trust and security needed to complete transactions and until now have been the best method for completing transactions with trust. However, as we know, security has unfortunately been a weak point, with data breaches leaving individuals’ personal and financial information vulnerable and putting trust at risk.