InSecurity Podcast: Steve Snyder on the past, present and future of currency
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InSecurity Podcast: Steve Snyder on the past, present and  future of currency

Fortnite and Bitcoin and Dollars OH MY! What makes real money... REAL?

What if I told you a man named Matthew Mellon owned a cache of Ripple that at one point was valued at over $1 BILLION and was still worth over $500 MILLION at the time of his unexpected death

Mellon claimed to have kept the digital keys to his Ripple wallet locked in cold storage in other people's names at various locations around the US

What does the family of the deceased do in a situation like this?

What does anyone do with the notion of hundreds of millions of dollars in value that is locked away and utterly inaccessible?

What the hell is Ripple anyway?

In this episode of the InSecurity Podcast, Steve Snyder joins Matt Stephenson and Edward Preston for a look into the fact, fiction and myth of crypto-currencies. And just to make things a bit weirder… we’re also going to talk about weapon skins that are trading for $50,000 inside games.

FIFTY.

THOUSAND.

DOLLARS.

Noodle on that for a minute…

About Steve Snyder

Steve Snyderis a member of Bradley’s Banking and Financial Services and Cybersecurity and Privacyteams. He leverages his industry experience as a network engineer and cyber risk manager to assist clients matters related to data protection arising from emerging technologies. Steve is a thought leader in privacy and data security and routinely writes and speaks on cybersecurity topics. 

About Matt Stephenson

Insecurity Podcast host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the Security Technology team at Cylance, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity podcast and host of CylanceTV

Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Stephenson to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come 

About Edward Preston

Edward Preston (@eptrader) has an eclectic professional background that stretches from the trading floors of Wall Street to data centers worldwide. Edward started his career in the finance industry, spending over 15 years in commodities and foreign exchange. With a natural talent for motivating, coaching, and mentoring loyal, goal-oriented sales teams, Edward has a track record for building effective sales teams who have solid communication lines with executive management. 

Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

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