I don't know about you, but when there is a new advancement in technology, it takes me a few readings to get the real gist of what they are talking about and how I might interface with the technology in the future. While I've shared a previous blog post on blockchain before, this Blockchain Explained article will provide you with another perspective and a bit more detail.
While for now the technology seems "unbreakable" from a hacking perspective, I know that from past experience, there are always enterprising people who can't resist the challenge of "Blockchain Unchained" and for every measure, there is a countermeasure. So let's see what happens in the future. For today it appears to be the security solution of today.