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Open Access Knowledge and Scholarship

Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Information Assurance: M.S.


Information Assurance and Information Systems


Herberger School of Business

First Advisor

Abdullah Abu Hussein

Second Advisor

Lynn Collen

Third Advisor

Sneh Kalia

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Blockchain, Hyperledger Fabric, Docker, Distributed Network, cryptocurreny, Blockchain Architecture


Blockchain, the foundation for Bitcoin, has gained lots of attention recently. Blockchain works as a distributed ledger technology that allows information exchange to take place in a distributed way, and ledger is immutable. Blockchain database removes the necessity of the centralized system; therefore, applications based on Blockchain are getting high in number. This paper covers an discuss in detail of blockchain technology, and its consensus algorithms along with workflow, how trust has will be upon a system having no centralized system. This paper also studies various frameworks being built upon the blockchain systems and how they are helpful in solving many organizational issues and Developing of an application on an existing blockchain framework which is an access based system, has information regarding academic records, certifications and eligibility requirement examination records belong to a person, who can share with any organization, eliminating the need of physical documents.