Jurnal Publikasi STMIK Pontianak



A diploma is an academic legality that is obtained when a person has achieved his education. However, some people who are desperate to find work because of a minimum lack of educational qualifications, take action against the law by faking a diploma which is very easy to do. The purpose of this paper is to prove that the existence of blockchain technology can reduce diploma fraud and the benefits of blockchain in the world of education. The blockchain approach through qualitative descriptive methods and library research to be able to describe and prove the facts about diploma forgery in order to get decent work. The existence of 4670 Higher Education in Indonesia will certainly cause the diploma produced every year to increase, where the diploma is very easy and inexpensive to fake but difficult to validate its authenticity. So, many companies incur the cost of validating the authenticity of diplomas in order to get competent workers. There is a 25% level of fraud in the form of diploma forgery so that the increase in workers who are less competent to occupy positions in their fields more and more. This paper contributes to the field of education which cones on the falsification of diplomas. The contribution of this research is based on the use of blockchain technology in the field of education in proving the authenticity of diplomas which is feasible to be applied in Indonesia which has many cases of diploma fraud. The results expected from this paper can prove that the implementation of the blockchain in the field of education can reduce the level of diploma forgery.

Kata Kunci :Blockchain, Counterfeiting, Authenticity, Diploma.

Jurnal Publikasi STMIK Pontianak By Untung Rahardja, Sandy Kosasi, Eka Purnama Harahap, Qurotul Aini