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Privacy

How well protected was that last online purchase you conducted? How safely kept are your records in your health care provider’s servers?

As more and more of our world becomes digitalized, data security, that is the inaccessibility of the personal and sensitive information we share with specific third parties, becomes an increasingly fundamental issue. CEL has a proven ability to develop and conduct data privacy impact assessments, methods for assessing both the actual necessity of the gathering of data and the quality of the protection afforded to it. Furthermore, we analyse whether or not a given technology can impact your privacy or your personal data. An example? Recently we have analysed whether blockchain technology, which is correctly and highly touted for its ability to maintain secrets safe, complies with tenets of European law such as “the right to be forgotten.”
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Guidelines on Informed Consent (Clinical Trials Regulation)

Every scientific research has impacts on the people involved and on society as a whole, which is why it is crucial to have a clear mapping and reflection on the ethical criteria adopted during the conduct of research. This requirement is even more stringent when the research concerns the health sector and involves the participation […]

SECUR-EU

According to the ENISA report “Cybersecurity for SMEs”, around 80% of the European small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are seriously at risk if they don’t tackle six major cybersecurity challenges: 1) low awareness of threats; 2) inadequate protection for critical and sensitive information; 3) costs to implement cybersecurity measures, often combined with limited budget; 4) […]