Fireblocks Research & Insights

Digital Asset Security Series: Mitigating Deposit Address Risk With Test Transfers, Whitelisting, and Hardware Wallets

Posted by Michael Shaulov on Dec 23, 2019 2:09:58 PM

 

In part 1 of this series, we established some of the inherent vulnerabilities of deposit addresses, which can be exposed to human error or leveraged for cyber attacks and internal fraud. For part 2, we’ll take a look at some of the solutions financial institutions are utilizing to handle these vulnerabilities.

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Digital Asset Security Series: Understanding The Inherent Vulnerability of Deposit Addresses

Posted by Michael Shaulov on Dec 23, 2019 2:00:20 PM

 

Deposit addresses are extremely vulnerable, making the process of moving digital assets complicated and tedious. Institutions who work with digital assets every day know that securely moving coin is time-consuming (and stressful). But there’s a reason why these complicated processes exist. The biggest reason is the lack of deposit address authentication on the blockchain.

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7 Reasons Why MPC Is The Next Generation of Private Key Security

Posted by Michael Shaulov on Oct 3, 2019 7:16:35 PM

 

 

Multi-signature wallets have become the standard for institutions managing cryptocurrencies as they enhance the security of assets over single key wallets. Recently, however, new cryptographic breakthroughs in Multi-Party Computation (MPC) are ushering in a new generation of key management.

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