Toward Better Security and Governance With Blockchain

Valery Vavilov is the CEO and founder of Bitfury Group, a leading blockchain company that delivers software, hardware, mining and consulting solutions focused on the technology. 

In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature, Vavilov discusses his vision for the future of blockchain technology, and why he believes it will prove key to providing a more secure and inclusive world.


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2017 is here. There is tremendous optimism for the future, but there is also reason for tremendous concern.

Cybersecurity was one of the biggest stories of 2016. Now everyone is looking for a better solution – and not a moment too soon. With our current Internet-based infrastructure, every database, every server and every asset is vulnerable.

This is, in many ways, because the Internet was not built for security – cybersecurity describes protections added to a vulnerable system.

And while many digital natives were raised on the understanding that cybersecurity is an integral part of life, others are only beginning to understand this pervasive threat. The real story of 2016 is much larger than cybersecurity – it’s a story of broken systems and declining trust in institutions.

Across the globe, many fundamental themes

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