Steven Hatzakis is the Global Director of Research, Forex & Crypto for ForexBrokers.com, a Reink Media Group brand. Steven is an active fintech and crypto industry researcher and blockchain advisor. He is a contributor to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Cryptography API on Github, and to several other open-source repositories, and is the inventor of palindromic mnemonics (checksum-compliant reversible recovery phrases). He has authored over 1,000 published articles about the online finance industry. Over the past 20 years, Steven has held numerous positions within the international forex markets and has spoken at industry events around the world. He is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) in the US and holds a series III license.
In addition to market risk, crypto-assets can be incredibly complex and have attracted countless scams, in addition to hackers who prowl for opportunities to steal users crypto-related data if not stored correctly.