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Responsible Research and Innovation of Blockchain Technology

Responsible Research and Innovation of Blockchain Technology

This module links the ethical evaluation of blockchain technologies with contemporary approaches in applied ethics that focus on responsible research and innovation. It provides an overview of the current state of the art of these approaches and discusses their possible applications in the context of blockchain technologies. Furthermore, it zooms in on approaches used in recent literature that investigate the social and ethical impacts of blockchain technology.

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Securing Mobile Health Data Transmissions with Blockchain Technology

Securing Mobile Health Data Transmissions with Blockchain Technology

To protect health data transmitted by wearables and other mobile technology, researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have designed a novel blockchain-based mobile health data sharing system that provides improved convenience and security.

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Is the Blockchain a Good Solution for Cybersecurity in the Smart Grid?

Is the Blockchain a Good Solution for Cybersecurity in the Smart Grid?

This work focuses on showing all the advantages and disadvantages of using blockchain as a cybersecurity mechanism in all the parts that make up the smart grid. Finally, it is concluded if the blockchain is the appropriate tool to guarantee information security in the smart grid.

Read more at IEEE Smart Grid