1st Edition

Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy Architectures, Challenges, and Applications

    404 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    404 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Blockchain technology is defined as a decentralized system of distributed registers that are used to record data transactions on multiple computers. The reason this technology has gained popularity is that you can put any digital asset or transaction in the blocking chain, the industry does not matter. Blockchain technology has infiltrated all areas of our lives, from manufacturing to healthcare and beyond. Cybersecurity is an industry that has been significantly affected by this technology and may be more so in the future.

    Blockchain for Cybersecurity and Privacy: Architectures, Challenges, and Applications is an invaluable resource to discover the blockchain applications for cybersecurity and privacy. The purpose of this book is to improve the awareness of readers about blockchain technology applications for cybersecurity and privacy. This book focuses on the fundamentals, architectures, and challenges of adopting blockchain for cybersecurity. Readers will discover different applications of blockchain for cybersecurity in IoT and healthcare. The book also includes some case studies of the blockchain for e-commerce online payment, retention payment system, and digital forensics.

    The book offers comprehensive coverage of the most essential topics, including:

    • Blockchain architectures and challenges
    • Blockchain threats and vulnerabilities
    • Blockchain security and potential future use cases
    • Blockchain for securing Internet of Things
    • Blockchain for cybersecurity in healthcare
    • Blockchain in facilitating payment system security and privacy

    This book comprises a number of state-of-the-art contributions from both scientists and practitioners working in the fields of blockchain technology and cybersecurity. It aspires to provide a relevant reference for students, researchers, engineers, and professionals working in this particular area or those interested in grasping its diverse facets and exploring the latest advances on the blockchain for cybersecurity and privacy.

    A Taxonomy of Blockchain Threats and Vulnerabilities
    Ayman Alkhalifah, Alex Ng, A. S. M. Kayes, Jabed Chowdhury, Mamoun Alazab and Paul A. Watters

    A Comparative Study of Distributed Ledger Technologies – Blockchain vs. Hashgraph
    Ariba Aslam Zahoor, Muhammad Mubashir Khan, and Junaid Arshad

    Design Laboratory Exercises for Blockchain Technology 
    Hongmei Chi, Bertony Bornelu, and Angela R. Martin

    Blockchain Security and Potential Future Use Cases
    Kevin Curran, Jack Curran

    Towards Secure Internet of Things: Blockchain Solutions, Challenges, and Open Issues
    Ranesh Kumar Naha, Sudheer Kumar Battula, Khizar Hameed, Ujjwal KC, Md Anwarul Kaium Patwary, Saurabh Garg, and Byeong Kang

    Interchain: A Scalable Business-oriented Framework for Internet of Things
    Alireza Mokhtari Golpayegani, Mani Zarei, and Alireza Souri

    Blockchain Based Trust and Security in Content-Centric Networking Based Internet of Things (CCN-IoT)
    Mohamed Labbi, Nabil Kannouf, Yassine Chahid, and Mohammed Benabdellah

    Blockchain for Internet of Vehicles security
    Anis Herbadji,  Hadjer Goumidi,  Yasmine Harbi,  Khadidja Medani,  and Zibouda Aliouat

    When Healthcare Services Meet Blockchain Technology
    Gokay Saldamli, Pavan H. Ramesh, Karthika M. S. Nair, Roopashree Munegowda, Jeevan Venkataramana, and Lo’ai A. Tawalbeh

    A Blockchain-Based Secure Data Sharing Framework for Healthcare
    Raza Nowrozy, A. S. M. Kayes, Paul Watters, Mamoun Alazab, Alex Ng, Mohammad Jabed Morshed Chowdhury, and Omaru Maruatona

    Secure Anti-Counterfeiting Pharmaceuticals Supply Chain System Using Composable Non-Fungible Tokens
    Ahmad Sghaier Omar, Otman Basir

    Application of Cryptocurrencies using Blockchain for E-Commerce Online Payment
    Kayode Adewole, Neetesh Saxena, and Saumya Bhadauria

    Smart Contracts for Contract Management: A Retention Payment System
    Salar Ahmadisheykhsarmast, Ferda Özdemir Sönmez, and  Rifat Sönmez

    Ensuring Data Integrity: Towards A Blockchain-Based Platform to Share the Datasets
    Takia Islama, D K Tonoy Kumara, Sheikh Shah Mohammad Motiur Rahmana, Md. Ismail Jabiullahb, Mamoun Alazabc, and A. S. M. Kayesd

    Applications of Blockchain in Digital Forensics and Forensics Readiness
    Manish Kumar

    RESCHAIN: A Futuristic Solution for Avoiding Fraudulence in Real Estate Environment
    Gulshan Kumar, Rahul Saha, G. Geetha, and Mamoun Alazab


    Yassine Maleh, Mohammad Shojafar, Mamoun Alazab, Imed Romdhani