Block-Supply Chain: A New Anti-Counterfeiting Supply Chain Using NFC and Blockchain

  title={Block-Supply Chain: A New Anti-Counterfeiting Supply Chain Using NFC and Blockchain},
  author={Naif Alzahrani and N. Bulusu},
  journal={Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems},
  • Naif Alzahrani, N. Bulusu
  • Published 15 June 2018
  • Computer Science, Business
  • Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains for Distributed Systems
Current anti-counterfeiting supply chains rely on a centralized authority to combat counterfeit products. This architecture results in issues such as single point processing, storage, and failure. Blockchain technology has emerged to provide a promising solution for such issues. In this paper, we propose the block-supply chain, a new decentralized supply chain that detects counterfeiting attacks using blockchain and Near Field Communication (NFC) technologies. Block-supply chain replaces the… 

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