Zahin Azher Rashid

Software Developer Team Lead - Ericsson

Zahin is currently working as a Software Engineer at Ericsson in Stockholm, Sweden. He earned a dual degree in Cloud Computing from TU-Berlin, Germany and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. In the past, he has worked as a Malware Researcher for 3 years at Ebryx, a cybersecurity services firm and following that in Cloud computing, Machine learning, Networks, and, Web development. He is super passionate about technology and how it is revolutionizing the world and takes active part in technology meetups and conferences.

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A Tale of Alliance: Security Risks in Blockchain Technology

As the IT industry is growing, so are the challenges in using the blockchain technology. The aim of this talk is to introduce the importance of blockchain security. The first half of the talk will begin with the basic understanding of blockchain followed by driving features, and, what makes this technology so popular. The talk will incorporate some thought-provoking questions such as, whether blockchain can be made totally unhackable or not. The second half of the talk will cover the classic hack of the Ethereum cryptocurrency identified by Coinbase security team that happened in January 2019.

Language: English

Level: Intermediate

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