Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Blockchain Use Cases in Cybersecurity

Juniper's Laurence Pitt on Potential Uses as Well as Limitations
Laurence Pitt, global security strategy director, Juniper Networks

A number of innovative applications of blockchain technology for security are emerging, but Laurence Pitt of Juniper Networks warns that not all data is suitable for storage in a blockchain.

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In this video interview at the recent RSA APJ 2018 conference in Singapore, Pitt discusses:

  • The relevance of blockchain technology in security and possible use cases;
  • How improperly secured blockchains can bring security risks;
  • How blockchains could transform security infrastructure.

Pitt is the global security strategy director at Juniper Networks. He has over 20 years of experience, having started in product management in areas from end-point management to managed security.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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