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Blockchain CBSP Exam

BTA Certified Blockchain Security Professional

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Blockchain CBSP Exam Overview :

Exam Name BTA Certified Blockchain Security Professional
Exam Code CBSP
Actual Exam Duration 90 minutes
Expected no. of Questions in Actual Exam 70
Exam Registration Price $300
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Blockchain CBSP Exam Topics :

Section Objectives
Chapter 1: Fundamental Blockchain Security
  • Cryptography for the Blockchain
  • Hash Functions
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography
  • A Brief Introduction to the Blockchain
  • The Blocks
  • The Chains
  • The Network
  • Promises of the Blockchain
  • Blockchain Security Assumptions
  • Attacking Basic Blockchain Security
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 2: Consensus in the Blockchain
  • Blockchain Consensus and the Byzantine Generals
  • Introduction to Blockchain Consensus Security
  • Proof of Work
  • Solving BGP with PoW
  • Security of PoW
  • Attacking PoW
  • Proof of Stake
  • Solving BGP with PoS
  • Security of PoS
  • Attacking PoS
  • Other Blockchain Consensus Algorithms
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 3: Advanced Blockchain Security Mechanisms
  • Advanced Cryptographic Solutions
  • Multisignatures
  • Zero-Knowledge Proofs
  • Stealth Addresses
  • Ring Signatures
  • Confidential Transactions
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 4: Smart Contract Security
  • Introduction to Smart Contracts
  • Smart Contract Security Considerations
  • Turing-Completeness
  • Untrusted Code
  • Smart Contract Lifetimes
  • External Interfaces
  • Smart Contract Code Auditing
  • Auditing Smart Contracts
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 5: Blockchain Risk Assessment
  • Blockchain Risk Considerations
  • Decentralization
  • Distributed Ledger
  • Distributed Infrastructure
  • Smart Contracts
  • Visibility
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Blockchain Architectural Design
  • Private vs Public Blockchains
  • Permissioned vs Open Blockchains
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 6: Basic Blockchain Security
  • User Security
  • Failure to Protect Private Keys
  • Vulnerability to Malware
  • Failure to Update
  • Node Security
  • Shared Vulnerabilities
  • Misconfigured Membership Service Providers
  • Insecure API Connections
  • Network Security
  • Flawed Network Design
  • Poor Network Security
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 7: Blockchain for Business
  • Introduction to Ethereum Security
  • The Ethereum Distributed Ledger
  • Ethereum Smart Contracts
  • Ethereum Security Measures
  • Introduction to Hyperledger Security
  • The Hyperledger Distributed Ledger
  • Hyperledger Smart Contracts
  • Hyperledger Security Measures
  • Introduction to Corda Security
  • The Corda Distributed Ledger
  • Smart Contracts in Corda
  • Corda Security Measures
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 8: Securely Implementing Business Blockchains
  • Business Operations
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • Contract Management
  • Product Distribution
  • Product Monetization
  • Data Management
  • Access Control
  • Data Retention and Deletion
  • Infrastructure
  • Asset Management
  • Infrastructure Scalability
  • Secure Communications
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance
  • Data Control
  • Data Security
  • Transparency
  • Chapter  Quiz
  • Chapter  Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 9: Network-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • % Attacks
  • Denial of Service Attacks
  • Eclipse Attacks
  • Replay Attacks
  • Routing Attacks
  • Sybil Attacks
  • Chapter  Quiz
  • Chapter  Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 10: System-Level Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • The Bitcoin Hack
  • The Verge Hack
  • The EOS Vulnerability
  • The Lisk Vulnerability
  • The Pigeoncoin (Bitcoin Core) Hack
  • The SPV Mining Exploit
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 11: Smart Contract Vulnerabilities and Attacks
  • Reentrancy
  • Access Control
  • Arithmetic
  • Unchecked Return Value
  • Denial of Service
  • Bad Randomness
  • Race Conditions
  • Timestamp Dependence
  • Short Addresses
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key
Chapter 12: Security of Alternative DLT Architectures
  • Introduction to Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs)
  • Transactions in a DAG
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of DAGs
  • Blockchain Extensions
  • Lightning Network
  • Sidechains
  • Chapter Quiz
  • Chapter Quiz Answer Key

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