EC-Council Course

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This EC-Council Blockchain FinTech (BFC) course will enable financial professionals to utilize blockchain technology to improve financial services and the insurance industry. Students learn the laws and regulations related to financial applications of blockchain and how to use PoW and PoS consensus mechanisms. In addition, the program provides in-depth insights into cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin wallets and exchanges, among other topics.


  • Finance professionals
  • Fintech professionals
  • Related professionals interested in integrating blockchain into their organization’s financial applications and needs.

Skills Gained

  • The structure and elements of a blockchain network, including how decentralization works
  • Hashing and consensus algorithms and their role in blockchain networks, including proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanisms
  • The benefits of using blockchain technology and how to determine whether blockchain is the right solution for your business
  • Digital currencies, including different types of cryptocurrency assets, the tokenization process, and how leading cryptocurrencies (e.g., Bitcoin, Altcoin, Litecoin, Zcash) work
  • Decentralized finance, apps, and exchanges, including Bitcoin wallets and exchanges
  • Initial coin offerings (ICOs) vs. initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • Securitization of physical assets
  • How blockchain works in the financial sector and common blockchain use cases in finance
  • Laws and regulations related to the financial applications of blockchain, including how security tokens are regulated
  • Blockchain applications in the insurance industry
  • The basics of how Solidity and Ethereum work and the elements of the Ethereum ecosystem
  • How to create private blockchain networks using Ethereum
  • The structure and components of the Bitcoin network and how it works
  • Bitcoin cryptomining and its relation to PoW consensus mechanisms
  • Bitcoin’s limitations, variants, and clients
  • How to build secure smart contracts, including vulnerabilities in smart contracts and how to mitigate them
  • Formal verification of smart contracts
  • Privacy and confidentiality in blockchains
  • Blockchain as a Service
  • Permissioned and permissionless blockchains
  • The basics of the Hyperledger Fabric framework
  • Introduction to blockchain projects (including Fabric, Iroha, Burrow, and Indy)
  • Decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs)


Candidates must have:

  • General awareness of business management processes
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to a Linux machine that can be configured as a virtual machine


EC Council.pngInternational Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. We operate in 145 countries globally and we are the owner and developer of the world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Testing (Practical) programs, among others. We are proud to have trained and certified over 200,000 information security professionals globally that have influenced the cyber security mindset of countless organizations worldwide.

“Our lives are dedicated to the mitigation and remediation of the cyber plague that is menacing the world today “

Jay Bavisi

President & CEO


Our certification programs are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester(LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

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