Blockchain Specialist

EXAM CODES S08-512

Star Certification in Expert Blockchain Specialist

Blockchain Specialist

Bitcoin’s rise is spectacular as the first decentralized digital cryptocurrency. It has managed to cause a major stir in the world economy today. However, the most exciting thing about Bitcoin isn’t Bitcoin. It’s the encryption technology behind Bitcoin, called blockchain. Today, the blockchain technology is widely adopted across industries. The demand for blockchain professionals is increasing rapidly, which reflects through the constantly increasing number of job posts on LinkedIn.

Star Expert Blockchain Specialist is a comprehensive course that primarily focuses on the blockchain technology and explains why a shift to digital currency matters.  This course addresses the important questions about Bitcoin, such as: How does the blockchain technology work? What makes it different? How secure are Bitcoins? How to mine Bitcoins? This course would be a great source of information for students and professionals who would like to dive into the world of cryptocurrencies.

The SEBS program helps the learners acquire a fundamental understanding of the blockchain technology, blockchain for Bitcoins and other applications like setting up smart contracts. Further, this program explains how to set up Bitcoin wallets, transactions, and security of Bitcoins. The purpose of the program is to help the learners master the skills they need to establish a successful career as a blockchain developer in this dynamic space. The course deconstructs the blockchain technology and covers all the basic and advanced concepts including cryptocurrency, cryptography, Bitcoin ecosystem, Bitcoin design, Bitcoin mining, Bitcoin security, ALT Coins and DApps.

Audience

Beginner , Intermediate

Blockchain Specialist Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn about:

  • Basics of blockchain and how to leverage the technology
  • Essentials of Bitcoin
  • Cryptography and cryptocurrency
  • Mining Bitcoins
  • Blockchain challenges
  • Bitcoin security
  • Private Ethereum: Installation and Solidity Programming

Course Outcome

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the blockchain technology, its benefits and challenges
  • Describe the cryptocurrency like Bitcoin
  • Create a Bitcoin network
  • Demonstrate the ability to mine Bitcoins
  • Explain Bitcoin security practices
  • Perform a Bitcoin transaction
  • Discuss Altcoins and DApps

Table Of Contents Outline

  1. Introduction to Blockchain Technology
  2. Introduction to Bitcoin
  3. Cryptography and Cryptocurrency
  4. Bitcoin Anatomy
  5. Bitcoin Mining
  6. Bitcoin Security
  7. Bitcoin Markets
  8. Altcoins and DApps
  9. Blockchain Beyond Bitcoins and Challenges
  10. Private Ethereum: Installation and Solidity Programming

Labs

  1. Lab 1: Bitcoin Clients
  2. Lab 2: Demonstration of Cryptography
  3. Lab 3: Bitcoin Private Network Setup
  4. Lab 4: Transactions

Appendix

Creating Your Own Bitcoin Network

Exam Details


Exam Codes Blockchain Specialist S08-512 (Academy customers use the same codes)
Launch Date Jul 11 2017
Exam Description This course helps the reader to understand the basics of BlockChain, use of BlockChain for Bitcoins and other applications like setting up Smart Contracts. Further this course helps setting up BitCoin Wallets, Transactions, and understanding of Cryptography, Mining, Security of Bitcoins,
Number of Questions 70
Type of Questions Multiple
Length of Test 120 Minutes
Passing Score 70%
Recommended Experience Beginner to Intermediate to Advanced
Languages English

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