Session: Blockchain and Pandemics
In this digital world especially in pandemics, nothing seems to be resistant to cyberattacks, criminals can break any computer system and accounts. Cybercrime costs individuals and businesses an estimated $500 billion a year. Also, our current security protocols cannot keep up to protect high secret information with a guarantee. (i.e., DDoS attacks, a phishing email to a credentialed employee can expose the data of millions).
To address these challenges, we propose a blockchain-based framework to boost cybersecurity. Blockchain technology can enable trust in a peer to peer network in a decentralized manner. Blockchain will introduce more agile value chains, quicker product innovations, and smooth integration with IoT and cloud technology.
Recently, NASA decided to implement blockchain technology in order to boost cybersecurity, and prevent denial of service and other attacks on air traffic services. Clearly, blockchain is emerging as a very viable technology when it comes to protecting businesses and other entities from cyber attacks.
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Bio: Sayali Patil
Sayali Patil (Network Consulting Engineer, Customer Experience Center, Bangalore) is a Devnet Associate certified professional and currently leading multiple AI and DataScience Global Competence projects. In her position, has been involved with major Enterprise and SP customers across the globe namely Wells Fargo, JPMC, Microsoft, etc, playing a pivotal role in conducting periodic business reviews with customers. Her research revolves around Regression Methodologies, Conversational AI Platforms (NLP), and Smart Surveillance systems (Deep Learning + Computer Vision). Apart from her core work, she likes teaching and mentoring students on both tech and non-tech topics.