Dr. Woo Kang WeiChairman, IoT Security for Smart Nation Working Group, ITSC, Singapore
As Chairman, IoT Security for Smart Nation Working Group, Dr. Woo has led a Singapore team consisting of CSA, GovTech and their technology partners to participate in the Global City Teams Challenge 2018, jointly organised by NIST and the Department of Homeland Security, USA.
Dr. Woo specialises in theoretical physics and mathematics, cryptographic algorithms, cyber-physical security, cloud-based architectures and DevOps, blockchains, Bayesian and neural networks. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Theoretical High Energy Physics from Rutgers University.
With over 20 years of experience contributing to Fortune 100 companies as well as ICT start-ups, Dr. Woo regularly participates at industry roundtable discussions and speaks at international conferences. He is appointed Honorary Lecturer by the University of Glasgow.
Basics of Blockchain: How the Technology Can Help Businesses Scale
About the Course
Blockchain technology has the potential to eliminate intermediaries in a large number of industries and disrupt IT in ways not seen since the Internet arrived. According to IBM, a key player in the blockchain space, the technology would have a US$3.1 trillion impact on the global economy by 2030.
Basics of Blockchain: How the Technology Can Help Businesses Scale explores how businesses can utilise this revolutionary technology to grow exponentially.
By attending this course, participants will learn:
• The origins of blockchain and Bitcoin
• Basic blockchain architecture
• Mechanisms of smart contracts
• Use cases of blockchain technology across different industries
• How blockchain can be integrated with AI and IoT
• Early cryptography: The curse of double-spending and Bitcoin
• Generalised blockchain and smart contracts
• Transactional consensus and mining – costs of verification
• Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and the last mile problem
• Cross-industry use cases – identity and privacy
• Cross-industry use cases – global trade
• Interactions with Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things/Robotics