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CYBERSECURITY, PRIVACY & FRAUD: New opportunities or new risk?

15th November @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain (APPG Blockchain) 

Evidence Session – CYBERSECURITY, PRIVACY & FRAUD: New opportunities or new risk?

Register – link here


We would like to invite you to our Evidence Meeting on CYBERSECURITY, PRIVACY & FRAUD. 

Questions to inspire:

Cybersecurity:

  • Will Blockchain technology help or hinder increasing cybersecurity?
  • To what sort of cyber-attacks could Blockchain networks be a suitable protection mechanism?
  • Are the existing cybersecurity standards emerging which are useful for Blockchain adoption?
  • Will it be necessary to harmonise security standards applied in Blockchain Networks?
  • How will the intrinsic characteristics of Blockchains (i.e., the distributed architecture and consensus mechanism) impact in the security of the network?

Privacy & Identity Management:

  • What does blockchain technologies mean for anonymity & freedom?
  • Can blockchain be the definitive tool to protect personal data privacy and security?
  • Can blockchain offer a solution to ‘deepfakes’, identifying, tracking and labelling manipulated media across digital platforms?
  • Will digital identity create transparency that will minimise crime?

Fraud:

  • Can blockchain help to end cyber-fraud, or are there ways fraudsters will use blockchains to facilitate fraud?
  • Should governments increase the uptake of blockchain technologies in order to tackle fraud?

General:

  • What are the regulatory issues we need to consider?
  • What should Governments do?
  • What degree of transparency and security on blockchains is needed to create trust?

Format:

There will be 4 to 8 formal Evidence Givers.

There will also be an opportunity to share your opinion and raise practical questions.

Press invited.

This event will be filmed