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Notable security incidents since Devcon V

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Notable security incidents since Devcon V

Duration: 01:00:02

Speaker: Lane Rettig, Ryan Lackey, Tom Howard, Arun Devabhaktuni

Type: Panel


Event: Devcon 6

Date: Oct 2022

October 2019 seems like an eternity ago, and there have been a variety of interesting, sometimes novel, and sometimes repetitive security incidents across the ecosystem since then. We will discuss those incidents, what went wrong, how they've been resolved, and what lessons have been learned, or new mechanisms put in place, in the service of preventing a repeat.


About the speakers


Arun Devabhaktuni

Lead Researcher at Mirana


Lane Rettig

Lane Rettig is a writer, hacker, entrepreneur, and investor deeply fascinated by the intersection of technological and social systems, and committed to architecting and building human-centric software. He's been working full time on blockchain R&D since 2017. He was formerly an Ethereum core developer, and now focuses his efforts on Spacemesh, a a next-generation smart contract platform based on a novel consensus mechanism.


Ryan Lackey

Ryan Lackey has been a cypherpunk since the early 1990s. After working on anonymous Chaumian blinded electronic cash and dropping out of MIT, he moved to the Caribbean to build his first startup. Co-founder of the world's first offshore datahaven, HavenCo, he also has worked as a war-zone defense contractor, founded a YC-funded startup to Cloudflare, and is now Chief Security Officer of Evertas, the first dedicated cryptoasset insurance company.


Tom Howard

Investing in the infrastructure and tools needed to build the Network State. Previously co-founded Mosendo DAI wallet, PowerTrade options exchange, and DeFi Nation community. DAOs: MetaCartel, RaidGuild, Synthetix, UMA

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