Taylor Monahan of MyCrypto shares how to balance security & usability.

Building useful, usable products is hard. Keeping those products secure is harder. How do you balance these, especially in the blockchain industry? This month, teacher Taylor Monahan answers these questions for you, and explores real-world examples in order to help you understand how to balance security and usability for your blockchain project. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified first when this session becomes live, and in the meantime, meet your teacher:

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New C4 Video ReleaseWednesday, November 18th

What You’ll Learn: This session explores real-world examples to help those building decentralized applications, or any product in the blockchain space, find a balance of security and usability. …


Or dive into our upcoming Proof of Work session if that’s more your style!

If you’ve been curious about building blockchain applications without smart contracts, or you’ve ever wanted to jump deeper into the mechanisms behind Bitcoin’s proof-of-work, we’ve got two great courses coming your way this month for free! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified first when they’re live, and in the meantime, meet your teachers:

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New C4 Video ReleaseMonday, October 19th

  • 9AM CDT — Bitcoin Cash App Development with Jerry Qian

What You’ll Learn: In this session, you’ll learn about building apps without smart contracts. Using various tools, Jerry explores the basic components of blockchain consumer apps and covers topics from address management to building transactions to processing transaction metadata. …


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We’ve had some questions on recertifying your CBP recently. Because Bitcoin changes fast, a lot can change in just 2 years! For this reason, C4 requires all renewals to pass the latest version of the CBP exam to demonstrate that they have kept up to date with Bitcoin. Thankfully the exam is only 20 minutes long, so it’s a quick and painless process for those who have the knowledge.

The renewal process has two parts:

  1. Pay the renewal fee.
  2. Take and pass the latest version of the CBP exam.

Once both parts are complete, your CBP will be renewed for another two years. You must recertify before your current CBP expires to avoid having to pay an exam fee again. Need to recertify? Login to your account and start the process today!


You read that right! This month, we’re combining the practical with the entertaining with 2 new, free video releases on our YouTube channel. Make sure to subscribe today to be notified when these are live for viewing!

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New C4 Video ReleaseMonday, September 14th

  • 9AM CDT — Paul Puey — “Blockchain Forks”

What You’ll Learn: This session will help you understand the implications of a hard fork, what exactly it means, and how it affects the average bitcoin and cryptocurrency user. This session is suitable for a non-technical crowd and will go over the differences between hard forks such as Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, and Ethereum Classic. You will get a thorough understanding of what replay attacks are and the various forms of replay protection that can and have been implemented to minimize the impact of hard forks. …


With the current cryptocurrency markets up, we thought it would be helpful to release a free educational video discussing the fundamentals of cryptoasset trading!

Here’s how to watch:

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Monday, August 17th — New C4 Video Release

What You’ll Learn: In this video, Clark will walk through the crypto trading ecosystem and discuss concepts like risk management and technical vs. fundamental analysis. If you’ve ever wondered what cryptoasset trading is, or how it works, this is a great session for you to watch. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified when the video is live for viewing!

C4 is looking forward to continuing to help you in your journey of cryptocurrency and blockchain education. Learn more about our non-profit’s efforts on our website.


We’ve got some exciting new programming announcements.

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CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium is excited to announce that we will be releasing two new videos this month, so if you’ve been craving content to help you build awesome tech, don’t snooze on these sessions! We’re also excited to offer you a chance to ask your beginner questions with C4’s board member Andreas M. Antonopoulos on his YouTube channel this month.

Here’s the July programming schedule:

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Monday, July 6th — C4’s New Video Release

  • 9AM CDT — Charles Erdman and Kate Garrigan — “Clash of Expectations: Blockchain Products and Usability”

Blockchains are a new technology built on unique interactions, yet many people using this technology are bringing conventional expectations. The end result is confusion — a confusion deep enough to prevent mainstream adoption. …


Prepare for the CBP exam, get a discount code to take it, earn cool prizes for winning, & share your crypto knowledge at C4’s upcoming June virtual event.

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Think you know what it takes to become a Certified Bitcoin Professional? Prove it at C4’s #BlockpardyTrainingTrivia session and earn your CBP discount code just for participating! There are other awesome prizes up for grabs too, including signed books by C4’s board members Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Pamela Morgan, and free Certified Bitcoin Professional exam and certification codes for top winners. Best of all, you can use the training session to prepare for your CBP exam for free!

How can I join the C4 Virtual #BlockpardyTrainingTrivia session?
The next virtual session is on June 13th at 1800 UTC/2PM EDT. It’s free to join and will help attendees prepare for the Certified Bitcoin Professional exam.


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While we aren’t hosting any YouTube Live Premieres this month, we are releasing two new videos for you on the C4 channel. Here’s the scoop:

Monday, May 1st — New Video Release

  • 11AM CDT — Peter Warrack — “Indicators of Suspicion in the VC Space & Project Participate ”

Have you wondered what constitutes suspicious activity by financial regulatory agencies in the crypto space? Cryptoasset usage is coming under increasing scrutiny and the latest Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations call for Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR), but no guidance has been provided around the reporting.

This session with #BTC2019 teacher Peter Warrack gives you a closer look at Project Participate, which brings together exchanges, analytical providers and regulators to develop indicators to inform transaction monitoring solutions, investigative best practices, and training. Learn about the latest comprehensive indicators that have been developed by Project Participate, along with a best practice model of investigation, and the 360 Model, as published by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). …


C4 is excited to announce that we will be releasing two technical videos this month, so if you’ve been craving content to help you build awesome tech, don’t snooze on these sessions!

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Here’s our April schedule:

Saturday, April 25th — YouTube Live Premiere

  • 11AM CDT — Jameson Lopp — “Building an Enterprise Bitcoin Wallet”

Remember, as part of the YouTube Live Premieres, you’ll be able to ask your questions and connect with the session teacher, along with the C4 community, as we take these classes together.

Monday, April 27th — New Video Release

  • 11AM CDT — Austin Griffith — “Rapid Dapp…

Kick Off April with $20 Off Your CBP Exam

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Have some extra time at home this month? Need to take your Certified Bitcoin Professional exam or re-certify? This month only, C4 is offering $20 off your exam fee if you take it by April 30th, 2020 with the code APRILCBP20.

Need help studying or want to share this deal with a friend? Here are some tips to prepare to take the exam:

  1. Download the C4 CBP Study Guide
  2. Subscribe to C4’s YouTube Channel
  3. Watch the CBP Crash Course videos
  4. Study!
  5. Take the exam using the APRILCBP20 discount before 04/30/20

Happy learning!

C4 is looking forward to continuing to help you in your journey of cryptocurrency and blockchain education. Learn more about our non-profit’s efforts on our website.

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