DTCC Papers Show Distributed Ledger Technology Requires A Fresh Start At Security

Ritika Sharma
Ritika Kumari Sharma is an Economics Honors graduate from the University of Calcutta. She is completely into finance and believes that cryptocurrencies are the future. She is an enthusiast learner about the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
  • DTCC released a paper regarding security concerns of Distributed Ledger technologies and has asked for a fresh approach to the security concerns.
  • The planned adaptation of DLT across various platforms will be observed in increasing numbers.
  • DTCC placed a point of adding a coordinated strategy around the development of a principles-based framework to identify.

The Depository Trust and Clearing Cooperation (DTCC), a top market infrastructure for the global financial services industry released a paper regarding security concerns of Distributed Ledger technologies and has asked for a fresh approach to the security concerns.

The DLT is recommended in establishing an exclusive industry-wide DLT security framework to adapt to the needed security enhancement and fill in the gaps of the DLT security and adds to the concern for the needed increase in standards. The paper also focused on creating a new body to look into the same topic.

The paper focussed on creating risk evaluation criteria across a firm’s security assessments using the required tools with cybersecurity controls risk management and incident & event management.

Process the key topics of the Distributed ledger technology with key management cycles which include DLT oriented security considerations in association with the creation, maintenance, storage and disposal of sensitive information.

Providence of security measures and practices respective to account access with the use of cryptographic hash processes, standard authentication procedures, and covering the security gap between DLT and traditional Information technology ecosystem.

The planned adaptation of DLT across various platforms will be observed in increasing numbers, and the financial services ecosystem will increase in the coming years and due to which all security issues.

And reasons regarding DLT should be addressed immediately and effectively, so the technology gets adapted easily and also ensures the stability of the market.

DLT is a new upcoming technology with added advantages but also possesses its own risk at value, so using the traditional security measure may not be effective as much and needs newly developed and designed security systems for the platform.

DTCC also placed a point of adding a coordinated strategy around the development of a principles-based framework to identify and solve DLT related security tasks and further can be leveraged its specific role in the financial sectors to begin its implementation task of conversion across the finance industries.

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