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River Publishers Series in Security and Digital Forensics Series

Blockchain Technology and Applications

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February 2020
9788770221061
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  • ISBN 9788770221061
  • Language English
  • Pages 250 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$105.00
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February 2020
9788770221054
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  • ISBN 9788770221054
  • Language English
  • Pages 250 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$78.75

Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically improve security in transaction networks, it provides the basis for a dynamic distributed ledger that can be applied to save time when recording transactions between parties, remove costs associated with intermediaries, and reduce risks of fraud and tampering. This book explores the fundamentals and applications of Blockchain technology; the transparent, secure, immutable and distributed database used currently as the underlying technology for Cryptocurrency. Decentralized peer-to-peer network, distributed ledger and the trust model that defines Blockchain technology will be explained. Components of Blockchain, its operations, underlying algorithms, and essentials of trust will be defined. Types of Blockchain networks including private and public Blockchain networks will be introduced. Concepts of smart contracts, proof of work and proof of stack will be clarified. The relationship between Blockchain technology, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation will be explored in this book. Myths about Blockchain will be exposed and a look at the future of Blockchain will be presented.

1: Introduction to Current Centralized Systems

2: Why Blockchain

3: Principles of Blockchain Technology

4: Flow of transactions using Blockchain

5: Applications of Blockchain

6: IoT and Blockchain

7 : AI and Blockchain

8: Cybersecurity and Blockchain

9: Digital Transformation and Blockchain Technology

10: Myths about Blockchain Technology

11: Risks and Challenges of Blockchain Technology

12: Future of Blockchain

Ahmed Banafa

Ahmed Banafa teaches at San Jose State University and Stanford University.

Blockchain, IoT, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Hashing, Verification, Validation, Consensus Model, Cybersecurity, Smart Contracts, Digital Transformation, Hard Fork, Soft Fork, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Network, Transaction Networks, Cryptocurrency, Block Header, Proof of Work, Proof of Stack, SHA-256 Hash, Encryption, Digital Mining, Private Blockchain, Public Blockchain, Federated Blockchain, Consortium Blockchain, Decentralized Applications, Genesis Block, Initial Coin Offering, Merkle Tree, Private Key, Public Key, Satoshi Nakamoto, Hot Wallet, Cold Wallet, 51% Attack, Digital Signature, Turing Complete, Permissioned Blockchain, Double Spend