Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies: Standards & Regulation
• 大类 : 计算机科学 - 2区
• 小类 : 计算机：硬件 - 2区
• 小类 : 计算机：软件工程 - 2区
Dr. Yannan Li, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor Willy Susilo, University of Wollongong, Australia
Special issue information:
Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) have emerged as transformative innovations with the potential to revolutionize industries across the globe. The decentralized and immutable nature of blockchain and DLT offers numerous advantages, such as enhanced security, transparency, and efficiency. As blockchain adoption expands across sectors like finance, supply chain management, healthcare, and energy, there is an increasing need to establish clear and effective standards and regulations to ensure its secure and efficient implementation.
The establishment of blockchain standards is crucial to foster interoperability, compatibility, and seamless integration between different blockchain platforms. Standardization initiatives aim to develop internationally recognized norms, protocols, and best practices that facilitate the development, deployment, and operation of blockchain systems. These standards address various aspects, including data formats, cryptographic algorithms, consensus mechanisms, privacy protection, smart contract execution, and identity management. By promoting interoperability, standards enable the exchange of assets and information across differentblockchain networks, fostering collaboration and innovation.
Regulatory frameworks for blockchain technology are equally important to address legal, ethical, and societal implications. Governments and regulatory bodies worldwide are grappling with the challenge of preventing fraudulent activities, combating money laundering, and safeguarding privacy in the context of blockchain applications. Regulations encompass areas such as cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, decentralized finance (DeFi), and digital identity. Balancing the need for regulatory oversight with fostering innovation and technological advancement is a complex task blockchain and DLT technologies.
As the proliferation of blockchain and DLT applications, it becomes increasingly important to establish clear and effective standards and regulations to ensure their secure and efficient implementation. To this end, this special issue aims to explore the dynamic landscape of blockchain and DLT standards and regulation, shedding light on the challenges, advancements, and future prospects in this rapidly evolving domain. This special issue will solicit state-of-the-art research and development in the field of blockchain standards and regulations.
The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Standardization initiatives for blockchain and DLT
Regulatory frameworks for blockchain and DLT applications
Blockchain and DLT governance models
Security improvement for blockchain and DLT
Privacy improvement for blockchain and DLT
Scalability improvement for blockchain and DLT
Quality of service (QoS) improvement for blockchain and DLT
Anomaly detection in blockchain and DLT
Secure applications in blockchain and DLT