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.
Six Major Challenges Healthcare Organizations Must Overcome to Adopt Blockchain
Healthcare organizations have been facing increasing cyber attacks from hackers with more than 15 million patient records accessed in 503 breaches during 2018 alone. Blockchain technology can help secure confidential healthcare data across a decentralized network, but it still poses a number challenges that must be overcome.