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Embedding blockchain technology in the content management systems to prevent the digital crime of static contents
  • Madhura K
Madhura K
Manipal Institute of Technology Bengaluru

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Abstract

Content management systems and digital content management systems such as CMS and DCMS are used to maintain an organization’s database. Overall content maintenance is managed throughout the data lifecycle. The process of creating, storing, updating, publishing, maintaining and disposing of content is managed by DCMS software. Data can be classified as static data and dynamic data. Static data does not change. Dynamic data changes frequently. not always. An organization can contain static and dynamic content. Examples of static content are pdf files, text documents, excel sheets, etc. An example of dynamic content is a web page. However, protecting and preventing storage systems from computer crimes is one of the primary concerns of organizations. No one except the employees of the organization can access the warehouse. Cache content should prevent hardening of single-user security. Blockchain technology is growing rapidly in many industries such as software industry, medical industry and education. The purpose of the the research work is to propose how blockchain technology can be used in CMS to prevent data breach crimes. A multi-level security model is proposed where the first level of security is provided by cryptography and the second level is provided by blockchain. Storing content on the blockchain offers the highest security and once the content is stored on the blockchain, it cannot be changed. An editing system is essential software that stores all of an organization’s content and maintains it over the years. Since the application of blockchain technology is limited to static content, the research work suggests how to apply blockchain technology to store an organization’s static content in a CMS. This is to increase the security of the fixed content store. Blockchain can be used for static content in CMS storage systems to prevent unauthorized users from accessing data changes. Therefore, the goal is to prevent digital data from being stored in the CMS. Accurate data cannot be stored on the blockchain because storing a large amount of data requires a large investment. Therefore, only the unique identifier of the file is stored in the blockchain. The scheme uses the Ethereum blockchain to generate a unique identifier for each file and uses the Interplanetary File System (IPFS) to back up content files. This method provides the highest security for storing static content in your CMS, as only unique file IDs are stored on the blockchain. Therefore, theft and falsification of information can be prevented.