Web3 & DePINs


In the advancing landscape of Web3 and recently, Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks (DePINs), where the transition from a centralized to a decentralized framework is crucial, cybersecurity stands as the cornerstone for secure and reliable physical device operations. Web3 and DePINs represent the next generation of internet infrastructure, aiming to deliver decentralized control and enhanced privacy. The complexity of these systems operating within centralized Web2 infrastructure, opens them to a variety of cybersecurity threats.

Web3 and blockchain protocols have evolved to provide almost unbreakable on-chain security backed by advanced cryptography, but there is one core problem: the infrastructure upon which blockchains and Web3 operates is still based on centralized Web2 infrastructure. This means the devices which act as nodes that validate on-chain processes inherit all Web2 weaknesses, devices and data are not secure, and cannot be trusted. We don’t know moment to moment if a device acting as a node has been breached, or is colluding with other nodes.

As the growing DePIN sector is decentralizing the physical infrastructure across enterprise and industrial sectors like cloud, storage, wireless, smart vehicles using blockchain technology, it still requires a decentralized cybersecurity layer for the physical infrastructure it is decentralizing. Naoris Protocol introduces a decentralized cybersecurity mesh that uses the same cryptographic principles that make blockchains so secure, but applies it to the physical infrastructure, so the devices that support blockchain protocols are validated in real time under a post-quantum layer-1, dPoSec trust consensus and decentralized AI, safeguarding against a myriad of cyber threats that Web3 currently inherits from Web2 centralized infrastructures.


Web3 Node Vulnerabilities Using Web2 Infrastructure

DePINs will form the backbone of Web3, yet are still vulnerable to cyber threats, potentially crippling essential services and operational continuity

Interconnectedness & Interoperability Risks

The inherent interconnectedness of Web3 components heightens the risk of systemic failures due to cyber attacks.

Data In Transit Security

As Web3 relies on shared data across multiple nodes, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of this data is paramount.

Regulatory Challenges

The decentralized nature of Web3 and DePINs presents challenges in compliance with traditional cybersecurity regulations.

Q-Day & Advanced Threat Landscapes

The sophistication of cyber threats, including quantum computing risks, necessitates a future-proof security solution.

Smart Contract Code Vulnerabilities

On the back of $Billions in losses due to exploits, ensuring smart contract security is paramount. Deploying poorly & unaudited contracts carries substantial risks, as flaws are easily exploited.

Smart Contract Risks in the Live Environment

Identifying transaction irregularities that can lead to ’rug pulls’ and malicious transactions when interacting with client contracts is crucial to the adoption of Web3


  • Naoris Protocol is the Post-Quantum and DePIN fundamental layer for Blockchain infrastructure health and security. Also known as the Sub-Zero layer, it enhances the infrastructure of all chains, including L1 blockchains, L2 scaling solutions, L0 protocols, DEXes, bridges, validators, and DePINs.

  • Our post-quantum secure infrastructure and assurance, guarantees optimal network health, ensuring the normal operation of all ecosystem components - the entire blockchain stack gains unparalleled transparency, trust, and security for a post-quantum future

  • Post-quantum cryptography & the dPoSec trust consensus, creates a tamper-proof, decentralized ledger, ensuring the integrity and traceability of operations across the network.

  • Decentralized Swarm AI enhances threat detection and response across interconnected and interoperable DePIN structures, adapting to new threats in real-time while updating the entire DePIN cybersecurity mesh. Imagine millions of distributed AI’s watching every state change in real time, ready to create alerts

  • Post-Quantum Cryptography, prepares Web3 and DePINs for Q-Day and future threats by implementing algorithms resistant to quantum attacks.

  • Decentralized Governance, ensures no single point of failure, distributing trust and improving resilience.

  • Regulatory Adaptation, facilitates a real time sharing of proof of trust within a dynamic regulatory framework and ecosystem that aligns with the decentralized and open nature of Web3 and DePINs.

  • Naoris Protocol offers continuous smart contract analysis using sophisticated proprietary self-learning AI algorithms, identifying new attacks and potential vulnerabilities, enhancing capabilities for future detection.

  • Continuous live monitoring of deployed contracts for irregular transaction anomalies that can lead to rug pulls etc comprehensively assures all areas of smart contract lifecycles

  • Decentralized Swarm AI is trained on a vast dataset of over 2.2+ million Ethereum contracts, constantly refining and improving its analysis algorithm. Building an extensive knowledge base of known and unknown vulnerabilities, Swarm AI continuously learns and adapts to new and emerging contract types while rigorous training and continuous testing ensures a high level of precision.


Blockchain protocols have attained incredible levels of data security and protection using advanced cryptography and encryption principles, yet the physical environment in which they operate is based upon centralized Web2 infrastructure.

Naoris Protocol extends the same principles to the devices themselves to create a dedicated and highly scalable DePIN for cybersecurity and digital trust. The integration of decentralized cybersecurity strategies combined with the use of a post-quantum powered, fundamental or sub-zero layer offers a robust solution for the security concerns of the devices and networks that support Web3 and DePINs.

This approach not only fortifies against current cyber threats but also equips the network against the emergent risks posed by quantum computing. By adopting these strategies, Web3 and DePINs can ensure secure, autonomous, and resilient digital infrastructure for future generations.

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