Cryptosecurity: An Analysis of Cryptocurrency Security and Securities

17 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2021 Last revised: 12 Mar 2023

Date Written: July 4, 2021


This Essay makes three contributions to the blockchain and law literature. First, this Essay explores technical security aspects evolving with various governance mechanisms across blockchain networks. Next, this Essay analyzes digital assets under U.S. securities laws and executive enforcement policies, in light of several new developments at the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. Third, this Essay crystalizes cryptocurrency compliance toward an autonomous governance system, introducing a new algorithm for compliance automation.

Keywords: cryptocurrency, securities, governance, automation, cybersecurity

Suggested Citation

Haney, Brian, Cryptosecurity: An Analysis of Cryptocurrency Security and Securities (July 4, 2021). Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, Vol. 24, 2021, Available at SSRN: or

Brian Haney (Contact Author)

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