We are in a digital currency age. In the past couple of years, the startup ecosystem has experienced a bitcoin boom signified by an increasing number of startups focusing on bitcoin and blockchain related technologies. The advantages of blockchain technology is now widely recognized, especially by the banking and financial sectors.
The growth of interest in cryptocurrency technologies and its implementation in various critical operations makes it important to ensure the quality of software standards in terms of usability and security is fit to meet the requirements of the organizations/institutions implementing it. This situation has given rise to software review, audit and certification requirements.
CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium is one such organization which has taken upon itself to establish standards in the cryptocurrency industry. The non-profit entity within the Bitcoin industry’s who’s who on board is focused on developing a yardstick for the industry which can be used to measure cryptocurrency technology based applications and platforms on various fronts including usability, privacy, security, trust and decentralization. The member on the board of directors of the organization includes Andreas M Antonopoulos, Vitalik Buterin, Joshua McDougall, Pamela Morgan and Michael Perklin. The organization’s website also lists executives