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Truessec.eu: Transparency as a core value for Trust

The recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal (https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/04/facebook-cambridge-analytica-user-data-latest-more-than-thought) raised once again concerns about the never ending dilemma between the power that social media giants have gained thanks to consumers’ personal data and the risks that misuse of this data can generate.

Call for experts for a group on liability and new technologies

The European Commission has launched a call for experts for a group on liability and new technologies. The deadline for application is 30 April 2018.

New technologies such as artificial intelligence, advanced robotics and the Internet of Things bring enormous opportunities in various fields (transport, healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing). At the same time they could raise challenges related to liability, which is why the Commission wants to initiate a discussion on the way forward.

The main tasks of the Expert Group will be:

StandICT.eu - Supporting European Experts contribution to International ICT Standardisation Activities

Are you an ICT specialist involved in one of the main field of the European Digital Single Market? StandICT.eu is the chance for you to give your contribution to the development of ICT standards on global basis and benefit of concrete financial support!

ePrivacy – The new EU law that scares digital businesses

A proposal for new EU regulation on e-privacy has entered the final stage of its approval process. If it becomes law many SMEs fear that their business models will be at threat. Also known as the “cookie law”, the new piece of legislation intends to regulate how businesses handle users’ personal data that are collected through websites and apps.

SME guide for the implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 on information security management

In the framework of the EU-funded actions for support to SMEs in standardisation by Small Business Standards (SBS), the European DIGITAL SME Alliance (DIGITAL SME) published an SME Guide for the implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 on information security management.

EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

On the 1st of February 2018, the Commission launched the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The Blockchain Observatory and Forum is going to be a powerful tool in order to better showcase key developments of the blockchain technology, promote European actors and reinforce European engagement with multiple stakeholders involved in blockchain activities.

The Italian Budget Law and its impact on legitimate interest (and portability)

On 29 December the Italian Budget Law for 2018 was published in the Italian Official Journal. The law at stake, which is probably one of the most relevant laws issued at the end of each year in Italy, contains some provisions that impact key elements of the forthcoming EU data protection framework – Regulation EU 2016/679 (“GDPR”)

H2020 project clustering event - The chance to boost EU synergy in Cybersecurity

Cyberwatching.eu will attend the coming "H2020 clustering event" in Athens to further promote the catalogue of projects, the clustering initiatives and to establish stronger relationships with a wide network of EU organisations coping with cybersecurity.

Survey on cybersecurity policy - Cyberwatching.eu

Survey on cybersecurity policy and regulatory framework is a valuable tool to gather as many insights as possible from the perspective of supply (regulator and provider) and demand (consumers), within EU and associated countries.  

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Share your view to identify EU-US priorities on cybersecurity and privacy R&I

The AEGIS project is working to promote cybersecurity and privacy dialogue and cooperation between the US and the EU.

As part of its activities AEGIS is conducting an online survey to identify R&I priorities for EU-US cooperation in cybersecurity and privacy.

Events

31/05/2018
Cluj Innovation Days 2018

Cluj Innovation Days 2018 is a 2-days event that tackles the most advanced technologies of modern times such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, internet of things, 3D printing, big data and data mining.

05/06/2018
EuroCyber Conference - 9/10 May - Rome (Italy)

An event entirely dedicated to Industry ans SMEs focusing on how companies are efficiently implementing and complying with GDPR and understanding the consequences of non-compliance