Title: Bitcoin – Beyond the Basics
An in-depth explanation of Bitcoin. What it is. How it works. Why it is important. What you need to know!
Chris DeRose is the principal owner and operator of the software development and IT consulting firm “DeRose Technologies”. Having incorporated in 2003, DeRose Technologies has over ten years of experience support businesses and business leaders in South Florida’s tri-county area. As an avid technology enthusiast, Chris DeRose has been leading the South Florida community through many of the most important Internet trends of the last tens years. After participating in, and witnessing the development of the Bitcoin technology during it’s earliest days, it has since became a significant focus for Chris’ practice and career. Currently Chris DeRose is the lead organizer of the “South Florida Bitcoin” group, and holds weekly meetings with local businesses and organizations to promote the technology, and advance the cause of this exciting new chapter in the development of the Internet.
Title: Bitcoin – Security in the Crypto Economy
This presentation will address Bitcoin from the aspect of Security. It will examine the importance of Bitcoin as a virtual currency, explore the ramifications of using Bitcoin, and present studies surrounding both White and Black Hat investigations into the security models.
Shaun Appelbaum is an IT Recruiter with Octagon Technology Staffing, a specialized technology recruitment firm based in the South Florida tri-county area. After graduating from Florida State University with a BA in History, Shaun began his career in Technology Recruitment and has developed a deep understanding of the latest technology trends. Recognizing the significance of Bitcoin and its future implications, he has become an evangelist for the technology and focuses on educating the local community on its importance. Shaun is a lead organizer of the “South Florida Bitcoin” group, which holds weekly meetings with local businesses and organizations to promote the technology and advance the cause of this exciting new chapter in the development of the Internet.
We are looking forward to an exciting evening!
This meeting will be in partnership with the Bitcoin of South Florida Meetup Group.
You are encouraged to register HERE.
Networking event at the Falcon Pub following the meeting, as always, and be sure to sign the Attendance sheet to be eligible for your TWO free CEUs!