Blockchain and Cybersecurity: a legal perspective


Over the years, media around the world have constantly reported (and continue to report with assiduous frequency) news relating to cryptocurrency theft and computer scams also linked, among other things, to blockchain technology.

In this regard, in fact, one of the main problems of the cryptoasset market -and the blockchain in general- concerns the need to secure one’s assets.

Well, by analyzing the situation described in greater detail and with a critical eye, what has created this phenomenon that has allowed cybercriminals to be able to obtain similar results, the vulnerability of blockchain technology or “what revolves around it”?


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The authors

Alessandro Livi, graduated with honors from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” with a thesis in Comparative Private Law entitled: “International copyright in the digital society, between new protections and new conflicts”. PhD student at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Alessandro is also an expert in the subject of Comparative Private Law at the aforementioned University as well as Market Law and Regulation at the LUISS Guido Carli University. Before joining Telsy, he worked, among other things, in the field of business contracts, corporate law, commercial law and financial law at primary level law firms, both national and international, and as Legal Consuel, in business contexts. Finally, he is the author of several publications on corporate law, fintech and cybersecurity law.

Erica Onorati, graduated in law from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome with a thesis in civil law entitled “The renegotiation clauses”, focused on the analysis and applicability of the renegotiation in contractual matters. Specialized in the civil law profile, she has studied issues related to contractual and extra-contractual liability and corporate and commercial law. After several experiences in the legal field in corporate contexts as a corporate lawyer, you currently hold the role of Junior Legal Counsel in Telsy. with a focus on the management of business contracts and legal advice provided to the business lines involved in the various sectors of business operations.