• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

The Blockchain & Smart Contract Security course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the security aspects related to blockchain technology and smart contracts. As blockchain adoption continues to grow, it is crucial to have a solid grasp of the security measures required to protect blockchain systems and the smart contracts that operate within them.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of blockchain technology.
  • Explore the architecture and components of a blockchain network.
  • Examine the role of cryptography in securing blockchain transactions.
  • Learn the principles of consensus mechanisms in blockchain.
  • Understand the concept of smart contracts and their role in blockchain applications.
  • Explore common vulnerabilities and security threats in blockchain and smart contracts.
  • Study best practices for secure smart contract development.
  • Examine real-world case studies of blockchain and smart contract security breaches.
  • Learn about tools and techniques for auditing and testing smart contracts.
  • Explore the importance of governance and compliance in blockchain security.
  • Discuss emerging trends and advancements in blockchain and smart contract security.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Architecture