IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future Pandemics
Emerging technologies can help societies during global pandemics, but deployment and implementation must be carefully guided. In this article, thought leaders from IEEE Future Directions initiatives on Blockchain, Brain, Digital Reality, and Future Networks explore the societal aspects of utilizing emerging technologies to secure health and economic systems against future pandemics.
Public Integrity Auditing for Cloud Storage Based on Consortium Blockchain
A consortium blockchain scheme is explored as a solution for public integrity verification for cloud storage. This model intends to reach three goals: correctness, efficiency, and accountable traceability. Performance evaluations show that the proposed scheme can alleviate burden on data owners.
Seven Ways Blockchain Will Strengthen IoT
With Internet of Things (IoT) deployment rates on the rise and 45 billion connected IoT devices expected by the year 2023, securing and streamlining the infrastructure remains an ongoing challenge. However, blockchain technologies provide a number of major ways to help overcome this problem.