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Towards the Blockchain Technology for Ensuring the Integrity of Data Storage and Transmission

  • Michał Pawlak
  • Jakub Guziur
  • Aneta Poniszewska-Marańda
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11230)

Abstract

Ensuring the security and integrity of data storage and transmission is a big challenge. One of the methods of its provision is the use of cryptographic techniques, which unfortunately require an additional time associated with the need for data encryption. The paper presents the solutions that ensure the data integrity, using blockchain technology. It describes two cases – an end-to-end verifiable blockchain-based electronic voting system with the ability to follow and verify votes and election results and a lightweight blockchain based protocol for secure data transfer to ensure the integrity of transferred data with a minimal cryptographic overhead.

Keywords

Blockchain technology Data security E-voting system Verification Data integrity Data storage and transmission 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information TechnologyLodz University of TechnologyŁódźPoland

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