CoinGeek’s BSV conferences are astounding occasions that cowl a wide selection of subjects associated to blockchain, Bitcoin, and virtually each sector globally. The primary-ever BSV Global Blockchain Convention in Dubai was no totally different, in actual fact, extra thrilling than the earlier occasions, because it witnessed over 1000 attendees and a novel and regional fanbase.
Day 1 of the occasion showcased a presentation titled “Educational Accreditation & Certification on the BSV Blockchain” by Dr. Mohamed Al Hemairy, the Head of Expertise Switch Workplace on the College of Sharjah.
Dr. Al Hemairy addressed a common yet fraudulent subject concerning untamed utilization of pretend certificates and levels internationally, which largely goes unnoticed, each by selection or by fault. Based on a report revealed by the New York Instances in 2015, the pretend educational certificates market was value $1 billion and rising.
Fraudulent educational certificates: Issues and options
Mentioning the issues surrounding the difficulty of fraudulent educational certificates, Dr. Al Hemairy talked about there are numerous forms of credentials fraud that happens after accountable establishments challenge the tutorial credentials. The verification course of is difficult whereas forging and manipulating digital certificates is a typical follow.
Based on Dr. Al Hemairy, there are 2 million pretend levels in circulation in the US, along with greater than 300 unauthorized universities. On the similar time, there are over 200 unauthorized institutes in the UK. To curb the malpractice, the United Arab Emirates authorities introduced a brand new legislation in 2021 imposing a penalty value as much as AED1 million (US$2.7 million) and as much as two years in jail for utilizing and issuing the pretend certificates within the nation.
In collaboration with the BSV Blockchain Affiliation, the University of Sharjah is at present endeavor a challenge to deal with this drawback, aiming to eradicate this unethical follow by shifting the method from issuing and verifying all educational certificates onto the BSV enterprise blockchain.
Dr. Al Hemairy then offered options to the viewers, explaining how the challenge would deal with and resolve the present issues. He emphasised that the College of Sharjah makes use of BSV blockchain because the immutable database and the know-how of cryptography to confirm educational certificates.
“The characteristic of immutability, decentralization, is used to confirm the tutorial certificates at a really very low value. We’re utilizing BSV for numerous open-source internet improvement instruments and the rationale we chosen BSV is due to the biggest block dimension along with the best variety of transactions per second. Extra so, the price of every transaction could be very very low,” Dr. Al Hemairy pressured.
He later gave a quick demonstration of the workflow of the BSV-based verification system, the place the licensed institute points certificates and college students log out with their private keys, and information are attested and verified on-chain.
“In circumstances the place employers wish to confirm educational certificates of potential candidates, this BSV enabled verification system performs the job in simply a few steps,” Dr. Al Hemairy revealed.
What makes this method higher than others?
“Now we have many benefits that don’t exist elsewhere. The accreditation module and evocation for a certificates after being issued by Ministry is finished seamlessly on our system, and it doesn’t exist on another system in the meanwhile,” he stated.
Disclosing personal data is one other key part. Based on Dr. Al Hemairy, “Candidates can preserve all their data confidential, however failure of revealing the required data won’t enable his/her certificates to be accredited by the accountable establishment.”
“You log out with the personal key, and [a] certificates can be issued, powered by the BSV blockchain,” he concluded.
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