Cryptocurrency part of Stanford’s cyber security program

California-based Stanford University has stepped into the arena of cryptocurrecy with its program titled “Crypto Currencies: Bitcoin and Friends (CS251)” to be launched in September 2015.

This is a new course that will be taught by Dan Boneh, Professor of Computer Science at the Stanford School of Engineering will be teaching this course under Cyber Security Graduate Certificate program.

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The professor vouched for the cryptocurrency by saying that “the technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency can be an indispensable tool for protecting information.

The program will also help those who wish to tread into the world of cryptocurrency but have been hesitating due to lack of knowledge.

Bitcoin and other such cryptocurrency units indeed hold the key to revolutionize the business payment transactions but what such a scenario also needs is advanced engineering that can help in securing privacy and also the protection of digital assets.

To disseminate more information on the program for enthusiasts, a webinar has been scheduled on August 25th from 10-11 am Pacific/1-2 pm Eastern. This webinar will attempt to address recent developments in the world of cryptocurrency and computer security. Boneh himself is a

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