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Blockchain for Electrical Power Energy Systems: PHOENIX H2020

Within PHOENIX, a research project financed by the European Union, partners endeavor to create a system of detecting and mitigating cyber threats that maximizes trust between parties and minimizes access to personal data of consumers.  Blockchain is the perfect tool for doing so, and here is why. 

Blockchain for business

Is Blockchain the right solution for your business?

The gender dimension in Situation Awareness

The need for the ASSISTANCE project within the European Union disaster recovery community Across the European Union, different First Responder organizations – such as LEAs, firefighters, and medical emergency staff – cooperate when facing large and complex disasters. Not always do they function in similar ways. ASSISTANCE will improve First Responders’ Situation Awareness by providing […]

The Methodological Approach to Measure How Gender is Impacted by Technological Innovation

Maybe you’ve looked at our fun, busy, and colourful infographic about our approach to gender analyses, and perhaps you’ve been left scratching your head. “What does it all mean?” The purpose of this article is to accompany that image and explain the various steps illustrated in it. From significant representational and pay differentials in public […]

How the Schrems II Case Impacts European Funded Projects

Last week, at the time of writing this article, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) reached a decision for the Schrems II case. Much has been said about the decision already, but to our knowledge, its impacts on European (“EU”) funded projects have not been discussed. European funded projects typically involves a […]

5G: Social Acceptance or Participation?

This article is the second in a series on the social acceptance and 5G topic. Stay tuned for more!

Proactive Reputation Management

Bridging the gulf of trust between organisations and their consumers or users through concrete actions is of paramount importance in a post-truth society.

Privacy and Data Protection, Ethics, Social and Security Framework Analysis within the Energy Sector

The development of new technologies consists not only in the analysis of the best technical components, but also in the understanding of the ethics, regulatory, and security context.

5G: Modelling the Social Acceptance

A dive into the comprehension of the fundamental aspect of social acceptance for the introduction of innovative technological solutions.

Social Distancing in Workplaces: A Paradigm Shift for Privacy Policy

After an initial phase of euphoria due to the possibility for about 4,5 million of Italians to get back to work, questions about privacy abound.

WhatsApp’s Decision Limiting the Spread of Viral Messages – What It Means for Democracy

The title of WhatsApp’s official post explaining its decision, “Keeping WhatsApp Personal and Private,” could not better illustrate the point.