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August 2019
9788793609327
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  • ISBN 9788793609327
  • Language English
  • Pages 350 pp.
  • Size 6.125" x 9"
$70.00
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August 2019
9788793609310
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  • ISBN 9788793609310
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  • Pages 350 pp.
$52.50

Cryptocurrency and Blockchains outlines many of the key developments in building a more trustworthy world. It includes a background within the main methods used in creating data infrastructure which use Blockchain methods, and how these will change existing methods of authentication and identity provision. This will include a discussion of a range of application areas including health care, law, finance and government services, and how smart contracts can be used to make transactions more trustworthy.

In discussing cryptocurrency, the book outlines the trust infrastructure within the main cryptocurrency methods and around the usage of electronic tokens to transfer credits.

An important element of the book is to look forward to a world where every transaction is made more trustworthy, and where privacy requirements are respected.

Topics include: cryptocurrency, blockchain, electronic tokens, trustworthy transactions, privacy, authentication and identity provision

Introduction
Cryptography
Bitcoin
Bitcoin risks
Bitcoin weaknesses
Ethereum
Cryptocurrency overview
Cryptocurrency infrastructure
Credit transfer security
Credit transfer privacy

William J. Buchanan

William J. Buchanan is at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.