CFEP Intro to Blockchain (S512-CFEP)

Introduction to Blockchain knowledge as a continue education course for the CEFPs
  • 1. Basic Concepts of Blockchain
  • What is a Blockchain.
  • Brief History
  • Some Misconceptions Related to Blockchain
  • What is not a Blockchain
  • 2. Reasons around Blockchain Popularity
  • Internet and Peer to Peer Netowrk
  • Ownership and Integrity
  • Different Blockchain Application in Financial Industry
  • Fraudulent Points on Blockchain
  • 3. Math behind blockchain – Hash
  • History of Hash
  • Common Cryptographic Hash Functions
  • Properties of Hash Functions
  • Applications of Hash Functions
  • Operations of Hash Functions
  • Hash functions in Blockchain
  • Merkle Tree (Hash Tree)
  • Hash Puzzle and Proof of Work (PoW)
  • 4. Encryption of data
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • RSA Cryptography
  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)
  • Digital Signatures and Transaction Validations
  • 5. Blockchain as a competitive distributed ledger
  • Features of Distributed Ledger
  • Building Transaction History with Blockchain
  • The Right of Recording and Detection
  • Blochchain Limitations
  • Course Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever