Fraud Management & Cybercrime

The Challenge of Securing Cryptocurrencies

Ondrej Krehel of LIFARS Outlines Fraud Vulnerabilities
Ondrej Krehel, digital forensics lead, LIFARS

Cryptocurrency exchanges have been notable targets for fraudsters, says Ondrej Krehel of LIFARS, who describes their vulnerabilities.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud Summit in New York, Krehel discusses:

  • Core issues with cryptocurrency exchange security;
  • Whether the value of cryptocurrencies is diminishing fraudster demand;
  • Whether regulating cryptocurrencies is possible.

Krehel is the digital forensic lead, CEO and founder of LIFARS LLC, an international cybersecurity and digital forensics firm, and the captain at Cyber Team Six, an elite incident response team. He's the former CISO of Identity Theft 911, an identity theft recovery and data breach management service.

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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