Cryptocurrency 201: Cryptocurrency and Transactional Components

Cryptocurrency 201
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100 Minutes
2.0 Credits
Cryptocurrency 201: Cryptocurrency and Transactional Components


This course dives into the details of cryptocurrency transactions. You will learn how cryptocurrency transactions function and how to review them, identify the purpose of cryptocurrency wallets and differentiate between cryptocurrency coins and tokens.


Knowledge of how distributed ledger technology works

You Will Learn How To:

Differentiate between cryptocurrency coins and tokens

Determine how cryptocurrency achieves decentralization

Recognize hashing and its role in transactions

Recognize the way to use a GUI (graphic user interface) for viewing a cryptocurrency transaction

Identify the purpose of a cryptocurrency wallets

Recall fraud cases using cryptocurrencies

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2.0
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: February 2021
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


Dr. David Utzke CFE, CFI, CCE, CBE - Speaker

U.S. Treasury-IRS CID Cybercrimes Unit
U.S. Government


CPE Credit

Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once.

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