Feature "Cyber Security"
Trust & Security in the Blockchain
The early use cases for blockchain technology centered around cryptocurrencies. But the same processes that secure Bitcoin and friends can also be used for securing other forms of data, for example in administration. So, what is it that makes blockchain so secure? Professor Norbert Pohlmann, from the eco Association, explains.
Industry Insights "Cyber Security"
Securing Smart Contracts
Smart Contract Security – Expect and Deal with Attacks
Creating Trustworthy E-Government Services with Blockchain
Digitalizing government services requires the entire process of storing and handling the data of citizens to be revolutionized. Taavi Kotka, former Chief Information Officer of the Estonian Government, explains the value of e-government services to a country, and how blockchain helps to overcome the hurdles to transformation.
Industry Insights "e-Government"
Government Blockchain Infrastructure – A Chance for Europe
E-Government on Blockchain: About Obstacles and Chances
What Can Blockchain Do For You?
“The Internet never forgets!” Although untrue, this statement reminds people to think twice before putting information online – and out of their control. The advent of blockchain changes everything. Blockchain forgets nothing – and it brings back content control. Mathias Röckel looks at the potential of this new technology for innovative commercial enterprise, as well as for Internet infrastructure providers.
Feature "Data Protection & Privacy"
Data Protection and Blockchain
Data protection plays a major role in many blockchain-based project ideas, and presents issues which are not always easy to resolve, as Stephan Zimprich, Leader of the eco Competence Group Blockchain, explains.
Industry Insights "Data Protection & Privacy"
The Tricky Task of Separating the Legitimate from the Illegal Use of Crypto Mining
Blockchain for Securing Digital Identities
With more and more people and IoT devices connecting to the Internet, solutions are needed to authenticate unique digital identities. The eco Association looks at ways to alleviate the digital identity crisis and to offer users a secure online ID on the basis of blockchain.
The eco Blockchain Governance Framework – eBGF
Prof. Norbert Pohlmann & the team from if(is) explain how eco’s Governance Framework creates a root of trust for the operation of a consortial blockchain.
Feature "Industrial IoT"
doteditorial July 2017
How will the fourth industrial revolution transform business culture and industry? What are the social benefits of industrial IoT? And how can small and medium-sized companies keep up with the pace of change in modern manufacturing? The July 2017 issue of dotmagazine, “Digital Production” explores the brave new world of Industry 4.0 – what’s already happening, how to adapt, how to ensure security, protect intellectual property, and how to succeed using digital production methods.
doteditorial: Blockchain & E-Government – Giving Citizens Control of Their Data
E-Government is a major driver of blockchain technology. Stephan Zimprich from fieldfisher looks at how the transparency and immutability of blockchain can help give citizens digital self-determination.
Industry Insights "Blockchain"
Blockchain for Education: Lifelong Learning Passport
Blockchain Technology: A Must for Modern and Forward-Looking IT
The Time is Now: The Need for Government Blockchain
Blockchain technology offers massive potential for state administration. Stephan Zimprich, Leader of the eco Competence Group Blockchain, looks at how this foundational technology could transform e-government.
Industry Insights "Blockchain"
Moving the French Administration into the Cloud
Feature "Company Security"
Blockchain & IoT: Blockchain’s Most Exciting Prospects Have Nothing To Do With Money
The most prominent example of what blockchain can do are currencies such as bitcoin. It is, arguably, also the most boring example — not because blockchain is boring, which it isn’t, but because money is boring. As Mathias Röckel explains, the more exciting prospects have to do with traditional industries – and the creation of new business models.
Simplifying Complex Tasks and Reducing Errors with Blockchain
As more and more of our business processes become digital, companies are continually facing the challenge of ensuring not only the security of their systems and secrets, but also confirming the validity and veracity of external documents like contracts, invoices and payment advice. Blockchain can help to face these challenges, as Judith Ellis explains.
How Blockchain Can Help Make Email Better
Patrick Ben Koetter from the eco Association explores blockchain solutions for email and the need to bring the whole email ecosystem to the table.