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Chainalysis Reactor Certification

Are you an investigator, compliance officer, analyst, or regulator?

Learn to apply practical analytic techniques and perform blockchain analysis to derive actionable intelligence using Chainalysis Reactor.

Chainalysis Reactor Certification

The Chainalysis Reactor Certification (CRC) credential provides practitioners with the knowledge and skills to analyze and trace transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain. This training using Reactor—the tool of choice for investigators, compliance officers, analysts, and regulators—is provided in a small classroom, in-person setting over two days.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are there any prerequisites for CRC?

CRC Training is designed for active Chainalysis Reactor users, so participants are required to have a foundational knowledge of bitcoin transactions & some prior training or usage of Chainalysis Reactor. For new users, these requirements can be satisfied through attendance in Cryptocurrency Essentials & Reactor Essentials training webinars provided by Chainalysis.

How much does CRC cost?

The cost of the CRC training event is $999 per person, which includes two days of on-site, in-person training, personal training materials, catered lunches, an exam administration, and a happy hour for participants.

Can my whole team get certified?

Absolutely! If you have 5 or more participants, let us know and we’ll provide info on an onsite ‘Get Certified’ package for your organization.

What will I get from Chainalysis Reactor Certification?

Students who pass the exam are awarded the Chainalysis Reactor Certification, available both in a physical certificate and online LinkedIn badge form (included in price). For the exam, students have 2.5 hours to answer 100 multiple-choice questions, with 75% correct or better qualifying as a passing score. The CRC credential lasts for 1 year, at which time an individual must successfully recertify in order to continue use of the credential.

Program Objectives

Chainalysis Reactor Certification Objectives

  • Understand Bitcoin transaction fundamentals
  • Conduct transaction analysis and recognize key patterns
  • Trace the origin and destination of bitcoin
  • Evaluate different categories of actors in the ecosystem
  • Apply techniques to identify services on the Bitcoin Blockchain
  • Leverage open-source intelligence (OSINT)
  • Solve real-world case studies using a full-spectrum of techniques
  • Learn how mixers operate and how to identify them
  • Understand the process of subpoena requests and responses

Program and Certification Details

The Chainalysis Reactor Certification is valid for one year following certification. Continued use of the CRC credential requires recertification. Attendees who do not pass the CRC exam during the in-person training are allowed one retake of the exam, which is enabled remotely at their convenience anytime within 30 days of the end of the CRC training.

Want to learn more? Download the Chainalysis Reactor Certification Overview

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