Once considered solely a tool of online communities and having a strong association with abuse by the criminal underworld, these assets are now mainstream and are being used by businesses across the globe.
Understanding these terms still remains a challenge for many, particularly those working in financial services who may have clients working with these currencies and assets or take them as payment methods.
This course will provide clarity around the range of terms used, the key features of these devices, the risks associated with them and also how they might be used as a control mechanism.
Purpose of the course:
Discover how the relationship between financial services and technology has evolved over time
Understand the benefits of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)
Explore what blockchain means and how they are used
Learn about cryptocurrencies, Fiat currencies and the key features of Bitcoin
Understand the risks associated with cryptocurrencies and how technology can be used to reduce financial crime