Data Security and Privacy in Blockchain-Based Decentralized Applications
A special issue of Big Data and Cognitive Computing (ISSN 2504-2289).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 February 2024 | Viewed by 175
Interests: blockchain; internet of things; cyber-physical systems; data security and privacy
Interests: internet of things; blockchain; big data analytics
The global big data market is experiencing tremendous growth, driven by advancements in the IoT, cloud computing, and AI technologies. However, the development of big data techniques is hindered by growing data security and privacy concerns. Blockchain, which emerged as a novel distributed consensus scheme, allows transactions and any other data to be securely stored and verified without the need for any centralized and trusted authority. Due to its unique characteristics, blockchain technology has become a popular choice for many application areas, such as e-government, healthcare, social network, finance, supply chain management, and smart manufacturing.
This Special Issue gives a platform for researchers, academics, and industry professionals to present their research work on data security and privacy in blockchain-based decentralized applications. This Special Issue aims to address the challenges and issues of using blockchain technology to design decentralized applications and services in various domains.
In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but not limited to) the following:
- Data security challenges and solutions in decentralized applications;
- Data privacy protection in blockchain systems;
- Access control in decentralized applications for big data;
- Blockchain-driven decentralized services and applications;
- Novel architectures of blockchain-based decentralized services;
- Detecting malicious smart contracts in decentralized applications;
- Cloud/edge/fog/big data management protocols by using blockchain;
- Distributed consensus mechanisms;
- Security and privacy issues with blockchain for IoT;
- Software tools, platforms, and frameworks for decentralized applications and services;
- Improving data transparency using blockchain technology.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Zhe Peng
Dr. Hong-Ning Dai
Dr. Yu Li
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- data security
- privacy protection
- decentralized applications