Bitget Wallet’s COO Unveils Next-Gen Web3 Security Tactics in Dubai!

At the Blockchain Life Dubai conference this month, Bitget Wallet’s Chief Operating Officer Alvin Kan shared the stage with industry experts from SafePal, Ledger, Trust Wallet, Telegram Wallet, and journalists from CoinTelegraph for an insightful panel discussion. The discourse zeroed in on fortifying decentralized wallets with enhanced security features and user-friendly designs, exploring hot, cold, MPC (Multi-Party Computation), AA (Authentication and Authorization), and multi-signature wallet technologies.

Kan pointed out the stark vulnerabilities present in the Web3 ecosystem, underlining the constant threat of privacy breaches with every interaction in this digital environment. He stressed the imperative need for a holistic and systematic approach to wallet security, advocating for the integration of robust security mechanisms at every user touchpoint and backend process. This, he argued, is vital for the meticulous construction, expansion, and ongoing reassessment of a wallet’s security framework.

Detailing Bitget Wallet’s security protocols, Kan revealed the most common pitfalls leading to asset loss: mismanagement of private keys, accidental engagements with malicious contracts, and interactions with fraudulent DApps or tokens. As a countermeasure, Bitget Wallet has innovated by introducing “keyless” MPC Wallets that promise enhanced security. Firmly backing these innovations are strategic partnerships with leading security experts for exhaustive audits of the wallet’s core functionalities, including its Swap feature and NFT Marketplace. To further beef up security, the wallet offers compatibility with various hardware wallets and has tied up with Bitget to set up a $300 million user protection fund to bolster its risk mitigation capacity.

Alvin emphasized the vital role that these security and user-friendly features play in navigating the Web3 terrain. With technological advancements, the complexity and subtlety of online threats have escalated, necessitating both preemptive and responsive security measures to safeguard projects. To this effect, Bitget Wallet has incorporated built-in risk alerts for questionable tokens and DApps. It leverages Flashbots to avert potential Maximum Extractable Value (MEV) attacks targeting the Ethereum blockchain. Efforts have also been channeled to prevent inadvertent asset transfers or burning through mechanisms like asset and DApp interaction isolation, specifically for widely-used Bitcoin on-chain assets over the past half-year.

Kan further underscored the significance of equipping users with comprehensive educational resources to navigate the Web3 space safely. He advocated for the continuous dissemination of up-to-date information on emerging risks and preventive strategies, highlighting the need for a seamless, uninterrupted user experience alongside a formidable security posture.

Concluding his thoughts at the panel discussion, Kan underlined the importance of striking a crucial balance between user convenience and security. He called for an ongoing vigilance and adaptability to counteract sophisticated cyber threats proactively, ensuring that security measures remain both inconspicuous and pinpointed to preserve a fluid user experience.


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