Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies

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Course

Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies

Instructor: Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    2h

An overview of securing cryptocurrency, this course covers wallets which are the fundamental security concepts and the most important aspect of this new technology for accountants and auditors to understand.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall the importance of cryptocurrency security for accountants and auditors.
  • Identify the security attributes of the various wallet types.
  • Recognize the distinction between physical security and digital security.
  • Recall the benefits and features of multi-sig wallets.
  • Identify the ways two-factor authentication (2FA) and password managers are used for cryptocurrency security.

£65.00 (CIMA members only)

£79.00

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Product information

Overview

This self-study online course is a segment of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate. Learn more about the certificate and purchase the bundle here.

This self-study online course focuses on an overview of securing cryptocurrency. It covers wallets that are the fundamental security concept for cryptocurrencies and the most important aspect of this new technology for accountants and auditors to understand. We will dive into the relationship that exists between physical and digital security. In addition, you will learn the importance of password managers, which are web-based tools for storing and encrypting data.

Topics discussed:

  • Characteristics of bitcoin blockchain
  • Zero-knowledge proof
  • Blockchain provenance affects a supply chain
  • Issues with digital identity and know-yourcustomer regulations
  • Industry specific applications of blockchain

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Management accountants
  • Public accountants
  • Partners
  • Staff
  • Managers
  • Internal auditors

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 2 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Information Management and Technology Assurance
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:2h
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£65.00 (CIMA members only)

£79.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

    Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

    He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes.

    He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.