Understanding blockchain risks, controls and validation (infographic)

March 16, 2018

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Three risk issues are stalling innovation—but here’s what businesses can do about them.

Even just a year ago, blockchain was synonymous with cryptocurrency. Now, it’s seen as a promising innovation engine for every industry. And the potential is staggering: Gartner forecasts that businesses could realize an additional $176 billion in value from blockchain innovation by 2025, growing to more than $3.1 trillion by 2030.

While there’s plenty of excitement surrounding blockchain in the technology function, strategy group, and even the boardroom, there’s a lower level of confidence within other critical functions like internal audit, risk, compliance, and legal. See why a self-validating technology still needs a way for companies to validate transactions, and how it can be done.

Learn more about PwC’s Blockchain Validation solution here.


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