Martin Rupp, Priyank Kumar, Ulrich Scholten, Asim Mehmood & Dawn Turner

Comparing Public (Permissionless) and Private (Permissioned) Blockchains - What is Best for Banking and Payment Services

In this article, we will explain how blockchains work, what are the differences between public and permissioned blockchain networks, and how banks currently position themselves in regards to these networks.

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The Key Role of HSMs in Secure Permissioned Blockchains for Banking and Payment Services

In many permissioned blockchain networks like Corda, notaries are dedicated nodes. Built as a decentralized service, they replace the role that miners play in other blockchains like the Bitcoin blockchain. Notaries are also in charge of validating and signing transactions.

In what follows, we will see how HSMs would play a vital role in such notary nodes.

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The Key Role of HSMs and Key Management in Secure Permissioned Blockchains for Banking and Payment Services - An Overview

Blockchains are ruled almost entirely by cryptographic mechanisms. These mechanisms mostly involve digital signatures & PKI, hashes, and key derivation.

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Permissioned Blockchains for Banking - Understanding the Technology and Security Aspects

The banking industry is currently rolling out several permissioned blockchain projects.

These are still controlled projects, but so far they demonstrate how powerful a blockchain-enabled banking system could be with respect to gains in effectiveness, security, as well as creating a technical basis for new innovative business models in banking.

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Why Are Permissioned Blockchains a Great Fit for Banking - A Case Study of the Corda Architecture

Permissioned blockchain networks are blockchain networks that are not public, e.g., they require users to apply for membership in order to gain access to them. Such blockchain networks use specific software to operate.

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Why is the Design of Notary Services in Permissioned Blockchains Key to Their Success in Banking?

What is a Notary Service in a Blockchain Network? A notary system is at the root of blockchain, where transactions need to be time-stamped by a trusted authority.

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Using Blockchains and Ecosystem-Integrated HSMs to Achieve Compliant Digital Identity Security

In this article, we shall analyze the way blockchain technology can improve data protection and create a better, and smarter digital identity when used with HSMs.

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