The Metaverse II: Digital Assets, NFTs, and Industry Shake-Ups
The past few years brought us an explosion of new technology and massive industry shake-ups, from cutting-edge use cases that are revolutionizing how we define security to those unsure how to retire legacy technologies. We will dive into blockchain and Web3, digital assets, the metaverse, AR/VR, and NFTs with a review of what they are, a look into how they are being used, and a discussion of upcoming developments and emerging trends. We will further explore how the security industry is responding to these new and undefined areas of risk and how security professionals can effectively engage with and implement these platforms, while also being mindful of acceptable risk tolerance and potential pitfalls.
Learning Objective #1:
Gain an operational knowledge of key vocabulary and concepts including metaverse, NFTs, blockchain, digital currency, crypto token, avatar, and digital assets.
Learning Objective #2:
See how the security landscape is increasingly impacted by virtual and digital security threats and the emerging practices that security professionals can implement effectively at the direct duty level.
Learning Objective #3:
Explore how you and your organization have (or have not) engaged with the platforms and technologies discussed and opportunities to do so effectively in the future.
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