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Blockchain Technology and the Internet of Things
Challenges and Applications in Bitcoin and Security

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ISBN 9781771888974
December 31, 2020 Forthcoming by Apple Academic Press
366 Pages 14 Color & 74 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Blockchain Technology and the Internet of Things looks at the electrifying world of blockchain technology and how it has been revolutionizing the Internet of Things (IoT) and cyber-physical systems (CPS). Aimed primarily at business users and developers who are considering blockchain-based projects, the volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of blockchain technology. It presents a selection of chapters on topics that cover new information on blockchains and bitcoin security, IoT security threats and attacks, privacy issues, fault-tolerance mechanisms, and more. Some major software packages are discussed. It also addresses the legal issues currently affecting the field. The information presented here is relevant to current and future problems relating to blockchain technology and will provide the tools to to build efficient decentralized applications.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Blockchain Technology

Geeta Nijhawan et al.

2. An Overview of Blockchain Technology: Architecture, Consensus Algorithm, and Its Challenges

Pooja Dixit et al.

3. Blockchain, Bitcoin, and the Internet of Things: Overview

Jyotir Moy Chatterjee et al.

4. Blockchain and Bitcoin Security

Hoang Viet Long and Tong Anh Tuan

5. Blockchain Internet of Things

Siddharth Sagar Nijhawan, Aditi Kumar, and Shubham Bhardwaj

6. Securing the IoT with Blockchains

Rashmi Agrawal and Simran Kaur Jolly

7. Blockchain Technology and the Internet of Things

Sumathy Eswaran and S. P. Rajagopalan

8. Blockchain Internet of Things: Security and Privacy

Kavita Arora

9. Attacks on Blockchain-Based Systems

Tejas Khajanchee and Deepak Kshirsagar

10. Blockchain and Bitcoin Security: Security Threats in Bitcoin

Kapil Chouhan, Pramod Singh Rathore, and Pooja Dixit

11. Security and Privacy Issues in Blockchain Technology

D. Preethi, Neelu Khare, and B. K. Tripathy

12. Blockchain with Fault Tolerance Mechanism

Somesh Kumar Dewangan et al.

13. Blockchain and Bitcoin: From a Security Perspective

Tapasya Sharma et al.

14. Controlling Blockchain Mechanism Using the Internet of Things Technology

Palvadi Srinivas Kumar and Thota Siva Ratna Sai

15. A Study on Blockchain Technology: Application and Future Trends

Gurinder Singh, Vikas Garg, and Pooja Tiwari



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Rashmi Agrawal, PhD, is presently working as professor at the Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Faridabad, India.

Jyotir Moy Chatterjee, MTech, is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the IT Department at Lord Buddha Education Foundation (Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation), Kathmandu, Nepal.

Abhishek Kumar, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Pramod Singh, MTech, is Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Aryabhatt Engineering College and Research Centre, Rajasthan, India, and also a visiting faculty at Government University MDS Ajmer, India.