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Ethereum 2.0 Security Considerations

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Ethereum 2.0 Security Considerations

Duration: 00:21:06

Speaker: Adrian Manning, Paul Hauner

Type: Talk

Expertise: Intermediate

Event: Devcon 5

Date: Oct 2019

Ethereum 2.0 is fast approaching with multiple implementations underway. We examine the attack surface of Eth2, specifically:  -Networking (eclipse attacks, transport encryption, discovery protocol, anonymity)  -Software vulnerabilities (DoS, code integrity, inconsistent state transitions) -Consensus assumptions (honest majority, liveness) -Efforts underway (fuzzing, code review, external assessments)

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Adrian Manning

Adrian is a co-founder and director of Sigma Prime. He has a background in physics but has spent the last few years working on the Ethereum consensus protocol, building the Lighthouse client. He is primarily focused in the networking aspects of the client and the protocol.

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Paul Hauner

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