Financial cryptography

Financial cryptography is the use of cryptography in applications in which financial loss could result from subversion of the message system.wikipedia
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Token money

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It permitted a form of digital token money that prevented traceability.
Financial cryptography provides another form of digital token money.

Automated teller machine

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Automated teller machines (ATM)
Financial cryptography

Cryptography

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Financial cryptography is the use of cryptography in applications in which financial loss could result from subversion of the message system. Indeed, inevitably so, given that finance and cryptography are each built upon multiple disciplines.

Proof-of-work system

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Proof of work and various auction protocols fall under the umbrella of Financial cryptography.

Auction

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Proof of work and various auction protocols fall under the umbrella of Financial cryptography.

Software engineering

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Ian Grigg sees financial cryptography in seven layers, being the combination of seven distinct disciplines: cryptography, software engineering, rights, accounting, governance, value, and financial applications.

Accounting

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Ian Grigg sees financial cryptography in seven layers, being the combination of seven distinct disciplines: cryptography, software engineering, rights, accounting, governance, value, and financial applications.

Governance

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Ian Grigg sees financial cryptography in seven layers, being the combination of seven distinct disciplines: cryptography, software engineering, rights, accounting, governance, value, and financial applications.

Value (economics)

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Ian Grigg sees financial cryptography in seven layers, being the combination of seven distinct disciplines: cryptography, software engineering, rights, accounting, governance, value, and financial applications.

Finance

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Indeed, inevitably so, given that finance and cryptography are each built upon multiple disciplines.

David Chaum

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Cryptographers think the field originated from the work of Dr David Chaum who invented the blind signature. However, it was the work of David Chaum that excited the cryptography community about the potential of encrypted messages as actual financial instruments.

Blind signature

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Cryptographers think the field originated from the work of Dr David Chaum who invented the blind signature.

Digital signature

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The blind signature is a special form of a cryptographic signature which allowed virtual coins to be signed without the signer seeing the actual coin.

Digital currency

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This form is sometimes known as Digital currency.

Data Encryption Standard

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A system that was widely used during the 1970s-1990s and previously developed cryptographic mechanism is the Data Encryption Standard, which was used primarily for the protection of electronic funds transfers.

Financial instrument

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However, it was the work of David Chaum that excited the cryptography community about the potential of encrypted messages as actual financial instruments.

Transport Layer Security

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Account money systems protected by SSL such as PayPal and e-gold were relatively successful, but more innovative mechanisms, including blinded token money, were not.

PayPal

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Account money systems protected by SSL such as PayPal and e-gold were relatively successful, but more innovative mechanisms, including blinded token money, were not.

E-gold

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Account money systems protected by SSL such as PayPal and e-gold were relatively successful, but more innovative mechanisms, including blinded token money, were not.

Cryptocurrency

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Cryptoeconomics

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