Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has launched a platform to utilize blockchain technology in tackling the incidence of fake degree certificates in its education system. In its official announcement, the Ministry stated it was collaborating with six (6) Malaysian universities to launch a blockchain-based platform for the issuance and verification of university degrees. The blockchain-based degree verification platform called E-Scroll, was necessitated by the current proliferation of fake degrees and ease of obtaining falsified academic…