Special Session 4: Blockchain & Cyber Security

Title: Blockchain & Cyber Security

Name(s) of organizer(s); Dr. Hamed Taherdoost / CEO of Hamta Academy | Hamta Business Solution Sdn Bhd

Email of main contact person; hamed.taherdoost@gmail.com

Brief bio(s) of organizer(s);

Hamed Taherdoost is a holder of Bachelor degree in the field of Science of Power Electricity, Master of Computer Science (Information Security), Doctoral of Business Administration; Management Information Systems and second PhD in the field of Computer Science.

With over 16 years of experience in the field of IT and Management, Dr Hamed has established himself as an industry leader in the field of Management and IT. Currently he is Chief Executive Officer at Hamta Business Solutions Sdn Bhd, Director and Chief Technological Officer at an IT Company, Asanware Sdn Bhd, Chief Executive Officer at Ahoora Ltd | Management Consultation Group, Chief Executive Officer at Simurgh Pvt, an International Trade Company, and also is the industry and academic advisor of  Research Club and Hamta Academy as DBAs of Hamta Group.

Remarkably, apart of his experience in industry background, he also has numerous extraordinary experiences in academic environment. Dr. Hamed has published more than 120 scientific articles in authentic international journals and conferences. His academic experiences started from 2009, as a lecturer in Islamic Azad universities and Payamnoor University. Moreover, he is the Committee Member of Editorial Board in twelve Journals from 2009, Reviewer Board of sixteen Journals, Member of Organization Committee and Technical Program Committee in fifteen International Conferences from 2010 and Editor in Chief of four International Journals. He is a member of European Alliance for Innovation, Informatics Society, Society of Computer Science, American Educational Research Association, British Science Association, Sales Management Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation, Power & Energy Society, Cybersecurity Community, Green ICT Community, Internet Technology Policy Community, Systems and RFID Council, Computer Society Technical Committee on Business Informatics and Systems, Computer Society Technical Committee on the Internet, Computer Society Technical Committee on Security and Privacy, and Smart Cities Community.

His research interest areas are Management of Information System, Technology Acceptance Models and Frameworks, Information Security, Information Technology Management, Cryptography, Steganography, Smart Card Technology, Computer Ethics, Web Service Quality, Web Service Security, E-Service, Web Mining, Performance Evaluation, Internet Marketing, Project Management, Business Management and Leadership.

Brief description; Blockchains (or distributed ledger technology) evolution has been compared to the early rising of the internet with comments and arguments of the technology’s potential to disrupt multiple industries including Healthcare, Public Sector, Energy, Manufacturing and particularly Financial Services, where it is predicted to be the beating heart of finance and the ultimate provider of a new industry fabric. So what about blockchain? Will the technology be a cyber-security help or hindrance?


Related topics;

Blockchain Development

Smart contracts scripting



Blockchain technologies

The future of blockchain technology

Security of Blockchain Protocols

Decentralized Applications (Exchanges, Mining Pools, Trading Platforms)

Low-level protocol development

Big Data and blockchain technology

Identity, Identification and trust in blockchain systems

Internet of things (IoT) and blockchain technology

Privacy and anonymity-enhancing technologies

Cryptocurrency adoption and economic impacts


Potential participants; Research Scholars, Academic and Industry Researchers, Industry Technologists, Practitioners, Managers, and Operators, Policy Makers.

Submit your paper at:  https://edas.info/N24112  – Please choose the special session track when submitting the paper.