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Speakers
Marcus Tan
Chief Executive Officer
CloakApps

Biography

Marcus has more than 15 years of software development and finance work experience across US, China and Singapore.  Some of his career highlights include helping to grow a China IT subsidiary from 60 people to 250 people, doing corporate treasury work for a USA MNC during the 2008/2009 financial crisis and building a startup in enterprise data security.

Title

Implications of Blockchain for Enterprise Security

Synopsis

Blockchain is predicted to be a major disruptive technology, which will fundamentally change how Government, Business and Financial systems is designed, implemented and operated.  However, current bitcoin/blockchain codebase is not suitable for direct implementation in organisations or services.  Most corporate IT teams also lack the cryptographic and distributed computing expertise to correctly develop, customise or operate blockchain-based services.  This presentation aims to discuss some immediate actions corporate CIOs could do, in order to ensure their organisation is not left behind.

This presentation will cover:
  • Why blockchain? The benefits and costs of blockchain will be presented.
  • What kind of projects should use blockchain?  A checklist of project characteristics will be discussed.
  • What can a CIO do immediately to ensure their organisation is prepared for future distributed smart automated IT services.

There is a major first mover advantage for organisations, which correctly leverage on the benefits of blockchain!