Blockchain Security Engineer is One of the emerging career paths in the blockchain industry. As blockchain technology gains traction and various applications are being discovered every day, there are bound to be people waiting to take advantage of the semi-developed industry. To prevent this, we need specialized professionals to deal with these problems.
Some of the skills required are:
- Identify and differentiate security threats and attacks on Blockchain networks
- Blockchain security methods and best practices
- Risk mitigation of various threats once attacked
- Understanding of latest blockchain cyber-attack vectors
- Blockchain network security risk analysis
- Security features of blockchain
- Blockchain data safeguarding techniques
- Smart contract security
- platform-specific vulnerabilities
The career needs to know about all the risks and possible solutions regarding blockchains, understand threat model design, security of algorithms, and maintain security aspects of the entire project. You also would be required to have knowledge of various blockchain applications like Hyperledger, Corda, etc., and their security considerations.