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Blockchain vs Cryptocurrency: Risks vs Benefits

  • 16 Sep 2020
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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A Synopsis:  

Blockchain has been capturing peoples' imaginations over the last decade, since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009. Understand the key benefits of blockchain, and the varied risks experienced by people dabbling in blockchain and cryptocurrency. Should you use blockchain for your company and should you look into cryptocurrencies? Let a fellow cybersecurity expert tell you what to watch out for.

Speaker’s Profile :

Vijay Luiz

He is a cybersecurity manager at PwC. He has advised international and regional financial services providers, government clients and SMEs. He has provided consulting services, hands-on deployment, technology support as well as training. He joined the blockchain bandwagon in 2017 and was the blockchain and cybersecurity subject matter expert on the global first financial audit of a cryptocurrency business by a Big 4 firm, conducted in Hong Kong over 2018-2019.

Regardless, he prefers to advise clients on boring security hygiene tasks such as patching and password management than on the latest and coolest technology and tools. Vijay has spoken on information security topics at events around Asia.

Vijay got his Bachelors at the National University of Singapore. He was previously the secretary of (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter.


1945 to 2000 : Early login and registration (to solve any technical issues arising)

2000 to 2005: Opening Address by (ISC)2 SG Chapter President

2005 to 2045 : Blockchain vs Cryptocurrency: Risks vs Benefits

2045 to 2100 : Q&A

2100 to 2105 : Closing Address by Chapter President (Participants to fill feedback form to gather post event comments)

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