1st Edition

Blockchain and IoT Integration Approaches and Applications

Edited By Kavita Saini Copyright 2022
    207 Pages 92 B/W Illustrations
    by Auerbach Publications

    207 Pages 92 B/W Illustrations
    by Auerbach Publications

    As technology continues to advance and the interconnection of various devices makes our lives easier, it also puts us at further risk of privacy and security threats. Phones can connect to household devices to help set alarms, turn on or off the lights, and even preheat ovens. The Internet of Things (IoT) is this symbiotic interplay of smart devices that collect data and make intelligent decisions.

    However, the lack of an intrinsic security measure within IoT makes it especially vulnerable to privacy and security threats. Blockchain and IoT Integration highlights how Blockchain, an encrypted, distributed computer filing system, can be used to help protect IoT against such privacy and security breaches.

    The merger of IoT and blockchain technology is a step towards creating a verifiable, secure, and permanent method of recording data processed by "smart" machines. The text explores the platforms and applications of blockchain-enabled IoT as well as helps clarify how to strengthen the IoT security found in healthcare systems as well as private homes. Other highlights of the book include:

    • Overview of the blockchain architecture
    • Blockchain to secure IoT data
    • Blockchain to secure drug supply chain and combat counterfeits
    • Blockchain IoT concepts for smart grids, smart cities, and smart homes
    • A biometric-based blockchain enabled payment system
    • IoT for smart healthcare monitoring systems

    1. Expounding the Blockchain Architecture
    Pethuru Raj Chelliah and Kavita Saini

    2. Blockchain Technology for IoT-Based Healthcare Applications
    Nilanjana Pradhan, Shrddha Sagar,Kiran Singh and Kavita Saini

    3. Blockchain to Secure IoT Data
    M. Vivek Anand and S. Vijayalakshmi

    4. PR Wallet-Based Blockchain Access Protocol to Secure EHRs
    Mehul Gupta

    5. Blockchain Securing Drug Supply Chain: Combating Counterfeits
    Kavita Saini, Kavita Kumari and Shrddha Sagar

    6. Blockchain to Secure Data in IoT
    Pramod Mathew Jacob, Prasanna Mani, R.L. Hariharan and Jisha Mariyam John

    7. Blockchain IoT Concepts for Smart Grids, Smart Cities and Smart Homes
    Shriyash Mohril, Mahipal Singh Sankhla, Swaroop S. Sonone and Rajeev Kumar

    8. SabPay: A Biometric-Based Blockchain-Enabled Payment System
    Shubham Rawal, Yashvardhan Singh and Rakshit Singh

    9. Blockchain IoT Concepts for Smart Cities
    Sakshi Jain, Shashank Chauhan and Ishan Adhikari Bairagi

    10. Role of Iot And Blockchain Technology for Enhanced Applications in Different Domains
     Ruchi Agarwal and Kalpana Jha

    11. IoT for Smart Health Care Monitoring System
    Supriya Khaitan, Priyanka Shukla, Rashi Agarwal and Supriya Raheja


    Dr. Kavita Saini earned a Ph.D. degree from Banasthali University in India and currently is an assistant professor and program chair at Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. She has more than 15 years of teaching experience in the field of computer science. Her areas of interest include web-based instructional system, blockchain, cloud computing, big data. She is author and editor of various books and journals. Dr. Saini has published more than 20 papers in journals. She has also presented many papers in national and international conferences.