Introduction to Validating Bridges and Layer-2 Protocols
The evolution of L2 bridges, which allow users to bridge assets from one blockchain network to another off-chain system. Patrick McCorry (Infura / Consensys) discusses the application of bridges as a scaling solution for Ethereum but also how they apply to operational security concerns of centralized and custodial exchanges, on and off chain. Patrick covers the trust assumptions in the bridges, bridge hacks, trustless bridges, and goes deep into validating bridges (rollups) — their properties, vulnerabilities, and possibilities.
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