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Jeff Yong Xun Xie

Senior Market Analyst

Jeff Xie is IDC Asia/Pacific senior market analyst for Security Research. He is responsible for research and analysis on the latest technology trends revolving around cybersecurity. His research will cover the security aspects of the latest advancements in technology such as cloud, internet of things (IoT) and Blockchain, among others. He will also provide analysis on vendor performance and strategies, technology and market trends, as well as market forecast.

Prior to joining IDC, Jeff served as an IT security manager in which he worked with financial and government partners to enhance IT infrastructure security to mitigate risks and protect sensitive data. He was involved in several nationwide projects and provided consultancy services on security requirements. His extensive experience in, as well as his passion for, the security field keeps him updated on the advancement of technology and threats.

Jeff graduated from Murdoch University with a double major degree in Cyber Forensics, Information Security Management and Business Management. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Technologist (Australian Computer Society).

This IDC Market Note discusses the status of cryptocurrency and initial coin offering legislation in Asia/Pacific. It also includes highlights and the possibility of how regulations may change moving forward.
Securing the Blockchain

Jan 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # AP43518518

by: Jeff Yong Xun XieSimon Piff

The rise of distributed ledger technology (DLT), blockchain, and cryptocurrencies have disrupted the world of technology in recent months, if not years. With data transparency and integrity as its most prominent advantages, blockchain is he...
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