The Book

Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria

Chapter 14

Cryptography and Blockchain: The Backbone of Digital Evidence Authentication​

Chapter 14 on Cryptography and Blockchain: Digital Evidence Authentication, examines some security measures that should be implemented beforehand to help secure and preserve the authenticity of potential evidence which include, amongst others, the implementation of data encryption to protect the potential evidence both when stored on disk and when transferred across the network and the deployment of a public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital certificates based on the most secure algorithms.