To help you get started we suggest getting a copy of the Free Bitcoin Guide.
- Bitcoin Core (full-validation of the blockchain)
- Armory (private key management)
- Glacier Protocol (operational procedures)
- Puri.sm laptop (general purpose hardware device)
Helpful episodes to start your Bitcoin education are:
BTCK-100-2014-10-15 – Discussion with Andy O’Fiesh, a senior developer for Armory Technologies, Inc., on bitcoin wallets, public keys, private keys, entropy and other important subjects for making sure you properly secure your bitcoins.
BTCK-101-2014-10-20 – Discussionwith Andy O’Fiesh, a senior developer for Armory Technologies, Inc., on properly using cold storage to secure your bitcoins.
BTCK-105-2014-11-9 – Discussion with Andy O’Fiesh, a senior developer for Armory Technologies, Inc., on using multi-signature and fragmented backups to craft your Bitcoin security plan.
BTCK-124-2015-1-6 – Kraken CEO Jesse Powell discusses exchange business, MtGox receivership and best security practices. Coin Telegraph May 2014 comprehensive crypto-currency exchange review with Kraken ranked #1 and New Mexico LLC information.
BTCK-122-2014-12-31 – Trace Mayer reviews 2014.