Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology Applications

  • 6h 23m
  • Dac-Nhuong Le, Gulshan Shrivastava, Kavita Sharma
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2020

As we enter the Industrial Revolution 4.0, demands for an increasing degree of trust and privacy protection continue to be voiced. The development of blockchain technology is very important because it can help frictionless and transparent financial transactions and improve the business experience, which in turn has far-reaching effects for economic, psychological, educational and organizational improvements in the way we work, teach, learn and care for ourselves and each other.

Blockchain is an eccentric technology, but at the same time, the least understood and most disruptive technology of the day. This book covers the latest technologies of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and their applications. This book discusses the blockchain and cryptocurrencies related issues and also explains how to provide the security differently through an algorithm, framework, approaches, techniques and mechanisms. A comprehensive understanding of what blockchain is and how it works, as well as insights into how it will affect the future of your organization and industry as a whole and how to integrate blockchain technology into your business strategy. In addition, the book explores the blockchain and its with other technologies like Internet of Things, big data and artificial intelligence, etc.

About the Authors

Gulshan Shrivastava earned his Master of Technology in Information Security from GGSIPU Delhi, India and an MBA degree in IT & Finance from Punjab Technical University, India and is currently pursuing his PhD in Computer Science & Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Patna, India. He earned certification of SCJP from Sun Microsystem and has edited/authored 6 books and at least 30 research articles in international journals. His research interests include information security, data analytics, cyber security & forensics, mobile computing, intrusion detection and computer networks.

Dac-Nhuong Le has a MSc and PhD in computer science from Vietnam National University, Vietnam in 2009 and 2015, respectively. He is Associate Professor in Computer Science, Deputy-Head of Faculty of Information Technology, Haiphong University, Vietnam. He has a total academic teaching experience of 12+ years with many publications in reputed international conferences, journals and online book chapters. His area of research areas include evaluation computing and approximate algorithms, network communication, security and vulnerability, network performance analysis and simulation, cloud computing, IoT and image processing in biomedical. Currently, he is serving on editorial boards of international journals and he has authored more than 15 computer science books, with at least 5 with the Wiley-Scrivener imprint.

Kavita Sharma is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India. She received the Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in Information Security from Ambedkar Institute Technology of Advanced Communication Technology and Research, Delhi, India. She is the editor of 3 books and authored more than 48 research papers and book chapters. Her research area is mobile device/smartphone security and data analytics.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Acronyms
  • Blockchain—A New Era of Technology
  • Blockchain—A Path to the Future
  • Blockchain in 5G
  • Blockchain in Social Networking
  • Integrating Blockchain with CACC for Trust and Platoon Management
  • Impact of Blockchain for Internet of Things Security
  • Chaos Control Dynamics of Cryptovirology in Blockchain
  • Blockchain and Bitcoin Security
  • Applications with Blockchain Technique
  • Impact of Application of Big Data on Cryptocurrency
  • A Neoteric Smart and Sustainable Farming Environment Incorporating Blockchain-Based Artificial Intelligence Approach
  • Theories of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Distributed Systems and Environmental Implications
  • Blockchain Technology—A Paradigm Shift in Investment Banking
  • Trading Energy as a Digital Asset—A Blockchain-Based Energy Market
  • Application View towards Blockchain—Demystifying the Myths