Blockchain for Cyber Security

Discover how web3 is emerging in the Cyber Security industry.

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What challenges face the Cyber Security industry?

The Cyber Security industry faces a few key challenges including: Transparency, Verification, and Authenticity.


Transparency is a cornerstone of trust and accurate information dissemination, critical for effective decision-making and accountability across various sectors.


The issue with verification processes lies in the potential occurrence of false positives or negatives, which can lead to inaccurate outcomes and decisions.


A lack of trust and confidence can undermine an individual or entity's perceived authenticity and dependability.

Anything that we can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency - it doesn’t matter if its people, numbers, data, money.

Ginni Rometty

Former CEO



What are use cases for blockchain in the Cyber Security industry?

Blockchain can be used to solve problems in the Cyber Security industry including Censorship Resistance, Digital Identity, and Compliance.

Censorship Resistance

Blockchain technology can be harnessed for censorship resistance, offering a decentralized and immutable platform where information and transactions cannot be altered or controlled by any single entity or authority.

Digital Identity

Blockchain technology can be utilized for digital identity, securely storing and verifying personal information, empowering individuals with control over their data, and aiding in preventing identity theft.


Blockchain can be used for compliance purposes, offering a transparent and immutable record of transactions, ensuring regulatory requirements are met, and reducing the likelihood of fraud and errors.

How can Alchemy help Cyber Security companies with their blockchain strategy?

Alchemy's team of blockchain experts and enterprise-grade web3 development platform can help Cyber Security companies plan, build, and scale new blockchain initiatives.

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Trace API

Gain insights into transaction processing and on-chain activity.

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Transfers API

Easily fetch historical transactions for any address without scanning the entire chain.

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Debug API

Access non-standard RPC methods for transaction inspection and debugging.

We use Alchemy’s Smart Websockets (specifically the newHeads method) to be immediately notified when new blocks are added to Ethereum, Polygon, Arbitrum, and Optimism. This method has driven a 3x latency improvement in our ingestion process, and as Alchemy optimizes the API, we continue to see improvements to performance.

Kartik Patel

Former Head of Protocol



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Read overviews written by Alchemy's team of research analysts to discover ways enterprises in the Cyber Security industry are using blockchain.

Enterprise Blockchain FAQs

Does Alchemy support permissioned blockchains?

Alchemy's supported blockchains include Layer 1s like Ethereum, Solana, and Astar, Layer 2s including Arbitrum, Starknet, Polygon zkEVM, and Optimism, as well as Polygon's PoS sidechain. Alchemy also supports Goerli, Sepolia, and Mumbai testnets. If you are interested in running a permissioned blockchain, contact our team of experts!

How can I get started building with Alchemy?

You can start building on Alchemy immediately!  Alchemy boasts the most comprehensive free tier in all of web3 development. From core node RPC services, to enhanced APIs and account abstraction infra, Alchemy's free tier has a robust set of tools and lots of capacity to start building right away. If you need more advanced tools, higher throughput, or more monthly compute units, Growth and Scale Tiers are self-serve starting at $49/month and $199/month respectively. For custom plans and enterprise SLAs, please contact our sales team!

Who can help me figure out my enterprise web3 stack?

The Alchemy Sales Team is available to answer any and all questions about the infrastructure and tooling your company needs to bring a production-ready web3 strategy to market. To get started, book a time with an expert!

Does Alchemy offer consulting services?

Alchemy does not offer formal consulting services, but our team of experts are ready to help you think through important product and infrastructure considerations. Contact a member of our sales team to start the conversation!

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