BENQI Partners with Halborn for Extensive Security Testing

2 min readMay 27, 2021

BENQI partners with Halborn to ensure the security of the protocol by using testing infrastructure and tools from a leading cybersecurity firm.

BENQI is pleased to announce that Halborn, an elite blockchain security firm, has partnered with the team to optimize the security of the protocol.

Halborn is a Blockchain Cybersecurity firm that brings with it award-winning ethical hackers and blockchain specialists. Halborn has won several hackathons such as the EOS SF Hackathon, the 2020 Wyoming Blockchain Hackathon, as well as clinching first place in NetWars. The list of clients that have previously engaged Halborn include Coinbase, Ava Labs, Bancor, and Stellar.

BENQI’s smart contracts are currently undergoing extensive auditing and penetration testing. Additionally, BENQI will have an ongoing engagement that taps into Halborn’s deep expertise in cybersecurity and its extensive product suite that includes security architecture auditing and DevSecOps advisory.

As security and safety is a continuous effort, this engagement also signifies BENQI’s commitment to safety. All future deployments of additional protocol features will have Halborn’s stamp of approval.

We look forward to the completion of the audit, followed shortly by the launch of the protocol on Avalanche’s mainnet.


Built on Avalanche’s highly scalable network, BENQI’s vision of bridging decentralized finance (DeFi) and institutional networks starts by launching BENQI on the Avalanche C-Chain. Through BENQI, Avalanche users will be able to earn interest on their assets, obtain credit through over-collateralized loans and earn QI governance tokens as rewards for providing liquidity on the protocol and Pangolin. For more information about BENQI, please visit:




BENQI is a DeFi protocol on Avalanche providing users & developers access to capital-efficient DeFi products: BENQI Liquidity Market & BENQI Liquid Staking.