Questionnaire Based Survey for Validating Blockchain Usage in Evidence Handling

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A Y V Krishna, Naveen Chaudhary, Ajit Muzumdar


This study aims to assess the existing evidence handling mechanism, stakehold- ers’ expectations and requirements, and Feasibility analysis of blockchain as a solution directive. A 43-item questionnaire was prepared and circulated among 258 respondents. The questionnaire is based on the socio demographic behaviour of the responders, awareness regarding the existing evidence handling system, responder’s involvement in evidence handling, existing evidence tracking and securing process, knowledge about blockchain, and regulatory challenges. The collected responses are further analyzed for the solution directive. The survey results show that 80% of responders think blockchain can be a secure, trustworthy, transparent, and effective data handling mechanism.

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