Blockchain - How to Separate the Hype from Reality
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Thursday, March 23, 2017 TIME: 10:00am HKT, 10:00 SGT, 12:00noon AEST, 13:00 AEDT
Blockchain is a “shared ledger” technology meaning it can securely store multiple transactions and certify that they have occurred. This makes it ideally suited to any situation in which many transactions are occurring, particularly in a distributed environment. Authenticating users to access protected resources immediately comes to mind as a potential application of the technology. This webinar will provide an overview of blockchain and its components and will then describe how it may be applied to
This webinar will investigate:
- the components of a blockchain deployment,
- current uses of the blockchain
- the characteristics of blockchain technology and
- potential application of the blockchain.
Graham Williamson will provide an overview of distributed ledger technology and its application to business challenges.
Bruce Hughes will describe current blockchain deployments and areas of future use in multi-transaction environments. The strengths of the blockchain in solving a define set of business process criteria will be discussed.
PSD2 and the Open Banking Standard are regulatory mandates being applied to the banking industry by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) across Europe and in the UK respectively. The regulations require that banks operating across the region expose open APIs to allow other banks and third parties to access the data they hold on customers, when the customer has given their explicit consent. Designed to improve choice for customers, create more competition and stimulate innovation in the finance sector, the introduction of 'open banking' in the UK and across the EU will transform banking as we know it.
European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017 is the place where identity management, cloud, and information security thought leaders and experts get together to discuss and shape the future of secure, privacy-aware agile, business- and innovation-driven IT. The EIC has become a kind of family gathering, the place where the global identity and cloud community meets every year. So take the opportunity to meet IT professionals and colleagues who are involved in this community, get advice from people who are fervent about IAM and Cloud Security.