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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The hooved wings of international espionage

Through a collaborative investigation involving 80 journalists from 17 media organizations benefiting from technical support by Amnesty International’s Security Lab, a bone-chilling truth has been uncovered. Pegasus, a spyware developed by Israeli firm NSO Group, has been used between 2014 and 2021 to surveil not only terrorism suspects, but also hundreds of activists, journalists, politicians, […]

Applying Privacy-by-Conception in Cybersecurity

  Alessio Bianchini, Elena Sartini and Luigi Briguglio from CyberEthics Lab., partner of the PHOENIX consortium [1], are the authors of the article “Applying Privacy-by-Conception in Cybersecurity”, published in ERCIM News no.126 Special Theme “Privacy Preserving Computation” (July 2021) [2]. In this article, the authors describe how the PHOENIX project is approaching the design and […]