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Blockchain Technology: Security and Privacy Issues

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Distributed Ledger and Blockchain technology decentralise the way we store data and manage information. Blockchain technology is the backbone of most cryptocurrencies, but also is being explored in other serious fields, such as new governance systems with more participatory decision-making, and decentralised autonomous organisations that can operate without human intervention. In all these cases, data immutability and security are highly valuable. Blockchain technology prevents data feed failure and corruption and creates mechanisms that grant protection to distributed systems.

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Clark, N., Maglaras, L., Kantzavelou, I., Chouliaras, N., Ferrag, M.A. (2021). Blockchain Technology: Security and Privacy Issues. In: Patnaik, S., Wang, TS., Shen, T., Panigrahi, S.K. (eds) Blockchain Technology and Innovations in Business Processes. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 219. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6470-7_6

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