The BCon (Blockchain Consensus and Beyond: Scalable Secure Consensus & Applicationsproject seeks design new methods for achieving consensus in a distributed system in a secure and scalable manner by combining blockchain technologies and traditional consensus techniques based on state machine replication strengthened using hardware security features.

The BCon project is funded by the Academy of Finland (grant 309195) for three years, 2017-2020.

Read more from BCon project proposal.

People

  • N. Asokan (Professor – PI)
  • Andrew Paverd (Postdoctoral researcher – co-PI)
  • Lachlan Gunn (Postdoctoral researcher)