Is Blockchain the Next Big Thing for Cybersecurity? (Avanade Insights)


Originally created to power the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, blockchain is a decentralized ledger that records all the transactions that are ever conducted within a peer-to-peer network. Because it is practically immutable and extremely transparent, many industries are exploring its potential to protect information, track supply chains and execute “smart contracts.” And, if early adopters are any indicator, it just might be the next big thing in cybersecurity, too.