Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Gartner's Litan on Blockchain

Analyst Cuts Through Hype and Details Real-World Uses to Help Fight Fraud
Avivah Litan, vice president, Gartner Research

Blockchain is high on the hype meter in 2018, but Gartner's Avivah Litan is encouraged by practical applications of the technology to secure financial transactions, protect identity and help organizations fight fraud.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Litan discusses:

  • How to separate hype from reality re: blockchain;
  • Real-world applications of the technology in financial services;
  • Security concerns to weigh.

Litan is a vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Research. Her areas of expertise include endpoint security, security analytics for cybersecurity and fraud, user and entity behavioral analytics, and insider threat detection.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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