Blockchain is becoming key for global trade - but is that a gift for hackers?

'Making transactions safer and faster', should we trust this? Image: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Adrien Ogée
Project Lead, Cyber Resilience, World Economic Forum
Soichi Furuya
Senior Researcher, Hitachi (and World Economic Forum Fellow)
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