The amalgamation of post-quantum cryptography in cyber-physical systems makes the computing system secure and also generates opportunities in areas like smart contracts, quantum blockchain, and smart security solutions. Sooner or later, all computing and security systems are going to adopt quantum-proof cryptography to safeguard these systems from quantum attacks. Post-quantum cryptography has tremendous potential in various domains and must be researched and explored further to be utilized successfully. Advancements in Quantum Blockchain With Real-Time Applications considers various concepts of computing such as quantum computing, post-quantum cryptography, quantum attack-resistant blockchain, quantum blockchains, and multidisciplinary applications and real-world use cases. The book also discusses solutions to various real-world problems within the industry. Covering key topics such as cybersecurity, data management, and smart society, this reference work is ideal for computer scientists, industry professionals, academicians, practitioners, scholars, researchers, instructors, and students.
"This research book covers various concepts of computing to include quantum computing, post-quantum cryptography, quantum attack resistant Blockchain, quantum Blockchains along with multidisciplinary applications and real-world use cases"--
QUANTUM BLOCKCHAIN While addressing the security challenges and threats in blockchain, this book is also an introduction to quantum cryptography for engineering researchers and students in the realm of information security. Quantum cryptography is the science of exploiting quantum mechanical properties to perform cryptographic tasks. By utilizing unique quantum features of nature, quantum cryptography methods offer everlasting security. The applicability of quantum cryptography is explored in this book. It describes the state-of-the-art of quantum blockchain techniques and sketches how they can be implemented in standard communication infrastructure. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as quantum cryptography, quantum blockchain, post-quantum blockchain, and quantum blockchain in Industry 4.0, this book also provides the future research directions of quantum blockchain in terms of quantum resilience, data management, privacy issues, sustainability, scalability, and quantum blockchain interoperability. Above all, it explains the mathematical ideas that underpin the methods of post-quantum cryptography security. Readers will find in this book a comprehensiveness of the subject including: The key principles of quantum computation that solve the factoring issue. A discussion of a variety of potential post-quantum public-key encryption and digital signature techniques. Explanations of quantum blockchain in cybersecurity, healthcare, and Industry 4.0. Audience The book is for security analysts, data scientists, vulnerability analysts, professionals, academicians, researchers, industrialists, and students working in the fields of (quantum) blockchain, cybersecurity, cryptography, and artificial intelligence with regard to smart cities and Internet of Things.
Quantum and Blockchain Technologies: Current Trends and Challenges
Author: Adarsh Kumar
Publisher: Springer Nature
This book states that blockchain technology provides a secure distributed, peer-to-peer, and decentralized network with advanced cryptography primitives and protocols. The important question that arises in the quantum computing world is to test the existing blockchain networks against quantum attacks and design quantum computing enabled secure blockchain solutions. This book encourages professionals from different fields to provide blockchain and quantum technology-integrated solutions that incorporate low-cost, effective QoS, fast, secure, and futuristic demands. This book has surveyed and proposed approaches that improve quantum computing and cryptography protocols. Quantum computing and quantum science are not just helpful in software but the hardware world as well. To design networks with quantum science, quantum-enabled devices like quantum memories and quantum repeaters can be useful to demonstrate for organizations. For example, designing a single quantum repeater for long-distance quantum communication is useful in reducing the network cost, and ensuring better security levels. This book has introduced the quantum computing and blockchain technology aspects, their integration approaches and future directions.
The Cyber-Physical System (CPS) relates to many other popularized technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT, IIoT), Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Industry 4.0, which describe a vision of connected creations that deeply unite the physical and information domains. As a revolutionary technology, Blockchain (BC) provides a practical solution to enable a secure and decentralized public ledger that a huge plethora of exciting new technology applications in several areas, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber-Physical Systems, Manufacturing, Supply-Chain, etc. Blockchain technology has infiltrated all areas of our lives, from manufacturing to healthcare and beyond. In this context, this book helps discover the various potential applications that could be fruitful for cyber-physical system applications. It provides a sampling of recent advances and ideas on research progress and the practical usage of blockchain technologies in addressing cyber-physical systems challenges and issues. It provides a sampling of recent advances and views on research progress and the practical usage of blockchain technologies in addressing cyber-physical systems challenges and issues.
Quantum computing is a field in which advanced technologies like quantum communication, artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to secure and speed up connectivity using quantum computers, quantum drones or quantum satellites. This book serve as a foundation for researchers and scientists in this field. Future technologies, such as quantum drone delivery systems, quicker internet and climate change mitigation, will need quantum information processing and quantum computation. This book deeply explores the importance of quantum computing in real-time applications. It may be used as a reference book for students in higher education, including undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers. Key features: Provides a clear insight into the Internet of Drones for academicians, postdoc fellows, research scholars, graduate and postgraduate students, industry fellows and software engineers Useful to professionals who seek information about the Internet of Drones, including experts in quantum computing and physics and post-quantum cryptography, as well as data scientists and data analysts Covers quantum computing and security for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones which are widely useful for applications such as military, government, and non-government systems Explores futuristic aspects of the Intenet of Drones to improve everyday living for ordinary people
Exploring the applications, challenges, and collision of quantum computing and blockchain
Author: Arunkumar Krishnakumar
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Fintech veteran and venture capitalist, Arunkumar Krishnakumar, cuts through the hype to bring us a first-hand look into how quantum computing and Blockchain together could redefine industries and life as we know it. Key FeaturesTake a practical perspective on quantum computing and Blockchain technologies and their impacts on key industriesGain insights from experts who are applying quantum computing or Blockchain in their fieldsSee where quantum computing and Blockchain are heading, and where the two may intersectBook Description Are quantum computing and Blockchain on a collision course or will they be the most important trends of this decade to disrupt industries and life as we know it? Fintech veteran and venture capitalist Arunkumar Krishnakumar cuts through the hype to bring us a first-hand look into how quantum computing and Blockchain together are redefining industries, including fintech, healthcare, and research. Through a series of interviews with domain experts, he also explores these technologies’ potential to transform national and global governance and policies – from how elections are conducted and how smart cities can be designed and optimized for the environment, to what cyberwarfare enabled by quantum cryptography might look like. In doing so, he also highlights challenges that these technologies have to overcome to go mainstream. Quantum Computing and Blockchain in Business explores the potential changes that quantum computing and Blockchain might bring about in the real world. After expanding on the key concepts and techniques, such as applied cryptography, qubits, and digital annealing, that underpin quantum computing and Blockchain, the book dives into how major industries will be impacted by these technologies. Lastly, we consider how the two technologies may come together in a complimentary way. What you will learnUnderstand the fundamentals of quantum computing and BlockchainGain insights from the experts who are using quantum computing and BlockchainDiscover the implications of these technologies for governance and healthcareLearn how Blockchain and quantum computing may influence logistics and financeUnderstand how these technologies are impacting research in areas such as chemistryFind out how these technologies may help the environment and influence smart city developmentUnderstand the implications for cybersecurity as these technologies evolveWho this book is for This book is for tech enthusiasts – developers, architects, managers, consultants, and venture capitalists – working in or interested in the latest developments in quantum computing and blockchain. While the book introduces key ideas, terms, and techniques used in these technologies, the main goal of this book is to prime readers for the practical adoption and applications of these technologies across varies industries and walks of life.
Digital transformation, also known as Industry 4.0, Smart Industry, and Smart Manufacturing, is at the top of leaders’ agendas. Such a transformation stimulates innovation in new products and services, the digital transformation of processes, and the creation of new business models and ecosystems. In the world of manufacturing, Industry 4.0 is based on various technological advances, among which we can mainly cite CPS (cyber-physical systems), IoT (Internet of Things), and IoS (internet of services). While engaging, this fourth wave also brings significant challenges for manufacturers. Business operations and the supply chain are becoming more vulnerable to cyber threats. Security Engineering for Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems is an invaluable resource to discover cybersecurity and privacy techniques for embedded and cyber-physical systems. This book presents the latest studies and research results on all aspects of security engineering for embedded and cyber-physical systems. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary reference for researchers, practitioners, and educators to discover the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, and practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in security engineering for embedded and cyber-physical systems. The book offers comprehensive coverage of the essential topics, including the following: Embedded and cyber-physical systems threats and vulnerabilities Security engineering techniques for embedded and cyber-physical systems Security engineering for embedded and cyber-physical systems and potential future-use cases Artificial intelligence techniques for cybersecurity and privacy Security engineering for Internet of Things Blockchain for cybersecurity in embedded and cyber-physical systems This book comprises a number of state-of-the-art contributions from both scientists and practitioners working in security engineering for embedded and cyber-physical systems. It aspires to provide a relevant reference for students, researchers, engineers, and professionals working in this area or those interested in grasping its diverse facets and exploring the latest advances and future trends related to security engineering for embedded and cyber-physical systems.
The pathway to cryptocurrencies and decentralized blockchain applications
Author: Koshik Raj
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Category: Business & Economics
Learn the foundations of blockchain technology - its core concepts and algorithmic solutions across cryptography, peer-to-peer technology, and game theory. Key FeaturesLearn the core concepts and foundations of the blockchain and cryptocurrenciesUnderstand the protocols and algorithms behind decentralized applicationsMaster how to architect, build, and optimize blockchain applicationsBook Description Blockchain technology is a combination of three popular concepts: cryptography, peer-to-peer networking, and game theory. This book is for anyone who wants to dive into blockchain from first principles and learn how decentralized applications and cryptocurrencies really work. This book begins with an overview of blockchain technology, including key definitions, its purposes and characteristics, so you can assess the full potential of blockchain. All essential aspects of cryptography are then presented, as the backbone of blockchain. For readers who want to study the underlying algorithms of blockchain, you’ll see Python implementations throughout. You’ll then learn how blockchain architecture can create decentralized applications. You’ll see how blockchain achieves decentralization through peer-to-peer networking, and how a simple blockchain can be built in a P2P network. You’ll learn how these elements can implement a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, and the wider applications of blockchain work through smart contracts. Blockchain optimization techniques, and blockchain security strategies are then presented. To complete this foundation, we consider blockchain applications in the financial and non-financial sectors, and also analyze the future of blockchain. A study of blockchain use cases includes supply chains, payment systems, crowdfunding, and DAOs, which rounds out your foundation in blockchain technology. What you will learnThe core concepts and technical foundations of blockchainThe algorithmic principles and solutions that make up blockchain and cryptocurrenciesBlockchain cryptography explained in detailHow to realize blockchain projects with hands-on Python codeHow to architect the blockchain and blockchain applicationsDecentralized application development with MultiChain, NEO, and EthereumOptimizing and enhancing blockchain performance and securityClassical blockchain use cases and how to implement themWho this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to dive into blockchain technology from first principles and build a foundational knowledge of blockchain. Familiarity with Python will be helpful if you want to follow how the blockchain protocols are implemented. For readers who are blockchain application developers, most of the applications used in this book can be executed on any platform.