Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Cryptomining: Threat and Opportunity?

Hacker House's Hickey and Arcuri Outline the Evolving Landscape
Matthewe Hickey and Jennifer Arcuri of Hacker House

Cryptomining is in its infancy, but it could evolve to be a valuable revenue stream for digital content. Hacker House's Matthew Hickey and Jennifer Arcuri outline its potential.

See Also: 'Deepfake' Technology: Assessing the Emerging Threat

In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Hickey and Arcuri discuss:

  • Browser-based cryptomining as a new form of content monetization;
  • Recent exploits in cryptojacking via the internet of things;
  • The demand for blockchain and cryptocurrency training and education.

Hickey and Arcuri are the founders of Hacker House. They provide technical resources to assist companies in understanding the complex cyber threat theater.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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