While You Were in Lockdown - Cyberattacks Against Decentralized Finance Had a Banner Year

During this session hosted by Matt Bromiley, Ippolito Forni and Aleksander Jarosz, top industry analysts, will use threat intelligence to provide highlights and expand discussion regarding how threat actors and cyberattacks are consolidating around emerging targets of the decentralized finance powerhouse.

Cryptocurrency theft has surged over 300% and 1000% year on year, since 2019. During the pandemic threat actors have been observed making a historic shift, adapting attacks targeting decentralized finance systems. Analysts will provide an introduction to popular cryptocurrency implementations and insight into current attack patterns already emerging against the cryptocurrency ecosystem and its infrastructure. Following the background, this session will go further and analyze threat actors observed early within the landscape and how their actions are likely to influence threats targeting the cryptocurrency landscape going forward.