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© 2015 William Mougayar
Georgian Partners 2015
Conference
William Mougayar
Security First Keynote
Redefining Security
with...
© 2015 William Mougayar
2
Cryptography
Science
BLOCKCHAIN
Software
Engineering
Cryptography
Science
Game
Theory
© 2015 William Mougayar
3
© 2015 William Mougayar
4
Bitcoin Investments are tracking Internet
Investments
William Mougayar
© 2015 William Mougayar
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The Blockchain:
Alphabet Soup or Full-Stack?
Consensus
Identity
Zero Knowledge
Mining
Distribu...
© 2015 William Mougayar
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BLOCKTECH in FINANCIAL SERVICES Landscape
INFRASTRUCTURE & BASE PROTOCOLS
MIDDLEWARE & SERVICE...
© 2015 William Mougayar
7
…But Blockchains Aren’t Perfect
• Not sufficient on their own for many applications
• Because da...
© 2015 William Mougayar
8
Don’t re-invent decentralized security, there are new platforms
Security and Privacy in the de...
© 2015 William Mougayar
9
Some Questions
• Big problems with big databases
• Privacy of customer information
• Speed of fi...
© 2015 William Mougayar
10
What is Really Challenging
Security?
• Consensus engines on
blockchains
• Decentralization of c...
© 2015 William Mougayar
11
New Platform Examples
© 2015 William Mougayar
12
A Decentralized cloud platform
with guaranteed privacy.
 Private data is stored, shared and an...
© 2015 William Mougayar
13
A Decentralized and distributed
Social Platform.
synereo.com
© 2015 William Mougayar
14
© 2015 William Mougayar
15
A New P2P hypermedia
protocol:
Inter Planetary File System
ipfs.io
© 2015 William Mougayar
16
Traditional Web App
• Client-side Javascript code run in
browser
• Server-side code run by a ho...
© 2015 William Mougayar
17
© 2015 William Mougayar
18
Implications for the Future
1. Secure data in applications
2. Decentralize user data to protect...
© 2015 William Mougayar
19
The Times They Are A-Changin’
Bob Dylan, 1964
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the presen...
© 2015 William Mougayar
William Mougayar
Investor . Entrepreneur
Blogger . Board Member
wmougayar@gmail.com
416-648-7010
h...
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Redefining Security with the Blockchain by William Mougayar

  1. 1. © 2015 William Mougayar Georgian Partners 2015 Conference William Mougayar Security First Keynote Redefining Security with the Blockchain Thompson Hotel, November, 11 2015
  2. 2. © 2015 William Mougayar 2 Cryptography Science BLOCKCHAIN Software Engineering Cryptography Science Game Theory
  3. 3. © 2015 William Mougayar 3
  4. 4. © 2015 William Mougayar 4 Bitcoin Investments are tracking Internet Investments William Mougayar
  5. 5. © 2015 William Mougayar vvv The Blockchain: Alphabet Soup or Full-Stack? Consensus Identity Zero Knowledge Mining Distributed Ledger Smart Contracts Identity Keys Consensus Blocks Cryptocurrency Tokens Permissionless Permissioned Messaging Hash Tables Identity Keys Storage Messaging Languages Transaction Ledger Consensus Method Tokens Mining Nodes P2P Nodes Reputation File System P2P © 2015 William Mougayar
  6. 6. © 2015 William Mougayar vvv BLOCKTECH in FINANCIAL SERVICES Landscape INFRASTRUCTURE & BASE PROTOCOLS MIDDLEWARE & SERVICES Public Special Services Software Development Special APIsGeneral APIs Platforms Smart Contracts MinersPayment APPLICATIONS & SOLUTIONS By William Mougayar © 2015 1.6 Exchanges Brokerage Banks Money Services Investments Trading Capital Markets Hard WalletsSoft Wallets ATMs Payroll & Insurance Payments ComplianceMerchants Supply Chain Source: http://startupmanagement.org/2015/10/22/the-global-landscape-of-blockchain-companies-in-financial- Financial Data Microtransactions
  7. 7. © 2015 William Mougayar 7 …But Blockchains Aren’t Perfect • Not sufficient on their own for many applications • Because data is public • Need other technology and solutions alongside blockchains • Private blockchains • Zero Knowledge Proofs • Ring signatures
  8. 8. © 2015 William Mougayar 8 Don’t re-invent decentralized security, there are new platforms Security and Privacy in the design, not as an after-thought The Good News
  9. 9. © 2015 William Mougayar 9 Some Questions • Big problems with big databases • Privacy of customer information • Speed of financial settlements • Security of applications data • Online identity ownership  Is the Web really secure?
  10. 10. © 2015 William Mougayar 10 What is Really Challenging Security? • Consensus engines on blockchains • Decentralization of computing architectures • Peer-to-peer clients William Mougayar
  11. 11. © 2015 William Mougayar 11 New Platform Examples
  12. 12. © 2015 William Mougayar 12 A Decentralized cloud platform with guaranteed privacy.  Private data is stored, shared and analyzed without ever being fully revealed to any party  Secure multi-party computation  Powered by the Bitcoin blockchain enigma.media.mit.edu
  13. 13. © 2015 William Mougayar 13 A Decentralized and distributed Social Platform. synereo.com
  14. 14. © 2015 William Mougayar 14
  15. 15. © 2015 William Mougayar 15 A New P2P hypermedia protocol: Inter Planetary File System ipfs.io
  16. 16. © 2015 William Mougayar 16 Traditional Web App • Client-side Javascript code run in browser • Server-side code run by a host dApp web3 • Client-side code in special browser • Blockchain ledger as a shared resource • Smart logic runs on virtual network of computers A New Platform for Building Decentralized Applications. ethereum.org
  17. 17. © 2015 William Mougayar 17
  18. 18. © 2015 William Mougayar 18 Implications for the Future 1. Secure data in applications 2. Decentralize user data to protect it 3. Learn Blockchains and Decentralization technologies 4. Write smart contracts on new / thin cloud architectures (no servers) 5. Rethink identity ownerships for your customers
  19. 19. © 2015 William Mougayar 19 The Times They Are A-Changin’ Bob Dylan, 1964 The slow one now Will later be fast As the present now Will later be past
  20. 20. © 2015 William Mougayar William Mougayar Investor . Entrepreneur Blogger . Board Member wmougayar@gmail.com 416-648-7010 http://startupmanagement.org @wmougayar thank you

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