Blockchain-over-Optical Networks: A Trusted Virtual Network Function (VNF) Management Proposition for 5G Optical Networks

In this paper, we discuss the security issues revolving around the management of VNFs in 5G optical networks; and present a high-level view of work-in-progress by leveraging a Blockchain-over-optical network to mitigate these issues.

Authors:
Nag Avishek, Kalla Anshuman, Liyanage Madusanka

Publication type:
A4 Article in conference proceedings

Place of publication:
2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), 2-5 November 2019, Chengdu, China

Keywords:
6G Publication

Published:

Full citation:
A. Nag, A. Kalla and M. Liyanage, “Blockchain-over-Optical Networks: A Trusted Virtual Network Function (VNF) Management Proposition for 5G Optical Networks,” 2019 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), Chengdu, China, 2019, pp. 1-3

DOI:
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8989000

Read the publication here:
http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe202103167465