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BE-RAN: Blockchain-enabled Open RAN with Decentralized Identity Management and Privacy-Preserving Communication [article]

Hao Xu, Lei Zhang, Yunqing Sun, Chih-Lin I
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, Blockchain-enabled Radio Access Networks (BE-RAN) is proposed as a novel decentralized RAN architecture to facilitate enhanced security and privacy on identification and authentication.  ...  Also, a potential operating model with thorough decentralization of RAN is envisioned.  ...  The two-phases zero-trust model can be a good practice of distributed identity management and authentication.  ... 
arXiv:2101.10856v3 fatcat:5gxyxt3w2rbbhmzby3pvomazoq

Distributed Ledger Technology for eHealth Identity Privacy: State of The Art and Future Perspective

Mohammed Amine Bouras, Qinghua Lu, Fan Zhang, Yueliang Wan, Tao Zhang, Huansheng Ning
2020 Sensors  
Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is an emerging technology that can achieve agreements of transactional data states in a decentralized way.  ...  This paper presents the state of the art of decentralized identity management using Blockchain and highlights the possible opportunities for adopting the decentralized identity management approaches for  ...  Decentralized Trusted Identity In the decentralized trusted identity model, the identity provider still centralized and performs the user's identity proofing based on trusted credentials like passports  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20020483 pmid:31952172 pmcid:PMC7013398 fatcat:fdxyr6aa25e6ji4wrobhophbjy

Towards a Blockchain based digital identity verification, record attestation and record sharing system [article]

Mehmet Aydar and Serkan Ayvaz and Salih Cemil Cetin
2020 arXiv   pre-print
As a result, we propose a Blockchain based framework for digital identity verification, record attestation and record sharing, and we explain the framework in details with certain use cases.  ...  In this study, we investigate the inefficiencies of traditional identity systems, and discuss how a proper implementation of Blockchain technology would result in safer, more secure, privacy respecting  ...  The concept of "decentralized digital identity" is in line with the fundamental design of Blockchain.  ... 
arXiv:1906.09791v2 fatcat:i36gu3szuradfld32rerjn7qka

A Comparative Study Of Traditional Authentication And Authorization Methods With Block Chain Technology For E Governance Services

RAMA YERRAMILLI, DR. NIRMALA KUMAR SWAMY
2018 Zenodo  
With the increase in communication channels between various stakeholders in e Governance scenario, offering secure e-Services by means of Authentication and Authorization became a crucial part.  ...  The multi factor authentication (MF) provides better protection effectively than the age old password based authentication.  ...  The trust-free, decentralized, cryptographic blockchain mechanism may solve this problems.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1410224 fatcat:yd43fx5umrgcbhlttuj4o54f4y

A Lightweight Blockchain-Based IoT Identity Management Approach

Mohammed Amine Bouras, Qinghua Lu, Sahraoui Dhelim, Huansheng Ning
2021 Future Internet  
This paper proposes a lightweight architecture and the associated protocols for consortium blockchain-based identity management to address privacy, security, and scalability issues in a centralized system  ...  A consortium blockchain is an emerging technology that provides a neutral and trustable computation and storage platform that is suitable for building identity management solutions for IoT.  ...  Moreover, blockchain will eliminate the need for trusted third parties to perform checks on identities as the blockchain ledger is distributed across the consortium participants.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi13020024 fatcat:wbfc5u5xajcsfpzi5xyx6hey3y

PoAh: A Novel Consensus Algorithm for Fast Scalable Private Blockchain for Large-scale IoT Frameworks [article]

Deepak Puthal and Saraju P. Mohanty and Venkata P. Yanambaka and Elias Kougianos
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Finally, PoAh and its integration with the blockchain in the IoT and edge computing scenarios is discussed.  ...  decentralized.  ...  Proof: The consensus algorithm is the backbone of the blockchain and makes the network and the process decentralized.  ... 
arXiv:2001.07297v1 fatcat:apyezcs2k5ekvoaxykuix3erje

A Survey of Self-Sovereign Identity Ecosystem

Reza Soltani, Uyen Trang Nguyen, Aijun An, Clemente Galdi
2021 Security and Communication Networks  
It then states the relevant research initiatives, platforms, projects, and regulatory frameworks, as well as the building blocks including decentralized identifiers, verifiable credentials, distributed  ...  Self-sovereign identity is the next evolution of identity management models.  ...  (iv) Access. e backbone of many SSI systems is the distributed ledger technology (DLT). e concept of DLTand blockchain will be explained in the next sections.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/8873429 fatcat:r4g3lp5dzbhsfap7c6b7pd4rau

A Secure and Trusted Fog Computing Approach based on Blockchain and Identity Federation for a Granular Access Control in IoT Environments

Samia EL HADDOUTI, Mohamed Dafir ECH-CHERIF EL KETTANI
2022 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
To deal with these gaps, we present in this paper a secure and trusted Fog Computing approach based on Blockchain and Identity Federation technologies for a granular access control in IoT environments.  ...  In fact, access control, privacy as well as trust risks present major challenges in Internet of Things environments based on Fog computing due to the large scale distributed nature of devices at the Fog  ...  In addition, the adoption of Blockchain technology, as a decentralized and distributed network, may be the most suitable environment for carrying out the authentication and authorization processes; through  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2022.0130368 fatcat:k4cmktt2qvflzggxvtorw4zt7m

Survey on Applications of Blockchain in E-Governance

Shabna Salam, K. Praveen Kumar
2021 Revista GEINTEC  
Block chain is a distributed ledger that offers secure and immutable storage.  ...  Blockchain based e-governance system offers secure and transparent services without intermediary.  ...  trace and verify data and transactions • Difficult to ensure trust between transacting parties • Time consumption in verification and settlement of transactions • Distributed ledger with decentralized  ... 
doi:10.47059/revistageintec.v11i4.2409 fatcat:3dkws7tkmndozo4motfgbmtnca

Blockchain-Based Security Services for Fog Computing [chapter]

Arvind W. Kiwelekar, Pramod Patil, Laxman D. Netak, Sanjay U. Waikar
2021 Advances in Information Security  
Hence blockchain technology has emerged as a preferred technology in recent times to build trustworthy distributed applications.  ...  The chapter describes the potential of blockchain technology to realize security services such as authentication, secured communication, availability, privacy and trust management to support the development  ...  Authentication Authentication is the primary service in distributed and networked environment. The purpose of authentication is to verify and validate the identity of end users.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-57328-7_11 fatcat:fhkmalgqoja4xe6khz6ur7urtq

Towards Blockchain-based Auditable Storage and Sharing of IoT Data

Hossein Shafagh, Lukas Burkhalter, Anwar Hithnawi, Simon Duquennoy
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 on Cloud Computing Security Workshop - CCSW '17  
In this paper, we present a blockchain-based design for the IoT that brings a distributed access control and data management.  ...  We facilitate the storage of time-series IoT data at the edge of the network via a locality-aware decentralized storage system that is managed with the blockchain technology.  ...  Blockstack extends to a decentralized public key distribution system and registry for user identities.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3140649.3140656 dblp:conf/ccs/ShafaghBHD17 fatcat:mjeabtvsajfr3fhfpqei5lizw4

Towards Blockchain-based Auditable Storage and Sharing of IoT Data [article]

Hossein Shafagh, Lukas Burkhalter, Anwar Hithnawi, Simon Duquennoy
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present a blockchain-based design for the IoT that brings a distributed access control and data management.  ...  We facilitate the storage of time-series IoT data at the edge of the network via a locality-aware decentralized storage system that is managed with the blockchain technology.  ...  Blockstack extends to a decentralized public key distribution system and registry for user identities.  ... 
arXiv:1705.08230v2 fatcat:qlws62hmj5cihnadrnw2szi75u

3 Stages of a Pan-African Identity Framework for Establishing Self-Sovereign Identity With Blockchain

S. Solomon Darnell, Joseph Sevilla
2021 Frontiers in Blockchain  
Developing a blockchain-based identity backbone using biometrics and historical family information while allowing government-based identification documents is the best way forward.  ...  Given that a large number of Kenyans with smartphones use social media, coupled with the advent of Europe's GDPR (general data protection regulation), African identity and its associated data became an  ...  This framework (containing a blockchain-based SSI) includes major features, such as "decentralization" and "PKI to authorize and authenticate information systems in the country," which are aligned with  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2021.631640 fatcat:feuscbzbzzh7lfzlyp6sygi7u4

Improving PKI, BGP, and DNS Using Blockchain: A Systematic Review [article]

Faizan Safdar Ali, Alptekin Kupcu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we discuss how blockchain provides nearly complete solutions to the open challenges for these network backbone components.  ...  Blockchain is revolutionizing the concept of today's Internet, primarily because of its degree of decentralization and security properties.  ...  BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY A blockchain is a decentralized, distributed, and public digital ledger that records data in the form of transactions across multiple devices to enforce immutability, except with  ... 
arXiv:2001.00747v1 fatcat:y3hyuxq3ibh6lavxrk3kgcxssa

Scanning the Literature

Xiaohua Tian
2022 IEEE Network  
Xiaohua Tian, Shanghai Jiao Tong University xtian@sjtu.edu.cn Blockchain is essentially a decentralized ledger, that is, a technique to collectively maintain a reliable database in a distributed and immutable  ...  The common idea of applying blockchain in wireless networks is to introduce trustlessness with blockchain so that functions such as identity management and data sharing become more efficient and secure  ... 
doi:10.1109/mnet.2022.9785763 fatcat:d23uhlweizb3tbsyrj6g65hqii
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