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Blockchain and Networking
Transferring log files, used as forensic evidence, comes to mind.
Any kind of paperwork, tables, etc. associated with network
configuration - particularly if you're trying to preserve changes.
On 1/11/18 10:22 AM, Tom Beecher wrote:
> "Blockchain is great at proving chain of custody, but when do you need to do
> that in computer networking?"
> This is the most important question to ask. Everything else is just
> buzzwordy shenanigans.
> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 12:52 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 12:26 AM, Glen Kent <glen.kent at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Do folks on this list see blockchain technology making inroads into the
>>> networking? I can see blockchain being used to secure the SDN environment
>>> where blockchain will allow encrypted data transfers between nodes (ones
>>> hosting different applications, the SDN controller, the data plane
>>> regardless of the network size or its geographical distribution.
>> Hi Glen,
>> I'm having trouble envisioning a scenario where blockchain does that any
>> better than plain old PKI.
>> Blockchain is great at proving chain of custody, but when do you need to do
>> that in computer networking?
>> Bill Herrin
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