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Community Position Paper "Towards a more accountable Big Data Governance and Responsible Innovation of Privacy-Preserving Technologies"

With the aim to complement our research and stimulate further dialogue around responsible Big Data innovation, e-SIDES has collected community opinions related to the debate on how Big Data solutions can be developed and used in a responsible way, paying particular attention to the potential of privacy-preserving technologies.


Cyberwatching is featuring e-SIDES project as this week's "Project of the Week" 25-29 November 2019.

Stay tuned for more updateon our social media channels and at e-SIDES dedicated page.

On 14th November joined “Cybersecurity For Europe 2019” organized by the CyberSec4Europe project.

CyberSec4Europe is one of the four large scale projects funded by the European Commission’sDG CNECT to pilot the key building blocks of the upcoming regulation, establishing a new European cybersecurity industrial, technology and research competence network and centre.

Showcasing PRIViLEDGE @ Convergence 2019

PRIViLEDGE project will be showcasing at global blockchain congress Convergence on Nov 12-13 in Malaga.

PRIViLEDGE will have a booth at exhibition venue of the conference where the project use-cases will be presented. The project's reprasentatives will engage in dialoge with the visitors to discuss how PRIViLEDGE's ambitious goal to increase the trustworthiness of European ICT services and products and the competitiveness of the European cryptography industry, is achieved within this project.

2nd workshop of EU research and innovation maritime projects

George Bravos presenting the THREAT-ARREST project at the 2nd workshop of EU research and innovation maritime projects at DANAOS headquarters

Constructing an Alliance for Value-driven Cyber­security

Constructing an Alliance for Value-driven Cyber­security (CANVAS) is the first project that provides an integrative view on the ethical and regulatory issues of cybersecurity. CANVAS unified technology developers with legal and ethical scholar and social scientists to approach the challenge how cybersecurity can be aligned with European values and fundamental rights.


This week's Project of the Week features CANVAS project - Constructing an Alliance for Value-driven Cyber­security.

28 October - 1 November 2019

​Beyond Privacy: Learning Data Ethics - European Big Data Community Forum 2019

Beyond Privacy: Learning Data Ethics

European Big Data Community Forum 2019

November 14, 2019 - 9:00-16:30
Solvay Library, Brussels

Enabling Information Exchange of Different IoTs and Data Silos

There are today more than 360 different IoT platforms. The problem is that they are fragmented and lack security. Additionally, interoperability between most of them is not possible.  

At the moment, there are no genuinely decentralized federated security solutions. 


This week's Project of the Week features SOFIE project - Secure Open Federation for Internet Everywhere.


News is featuring SPECIAL (Scalable Policy-awarE linked data arChitecture for prIvacy, trAnsparency and compliance), one of the active cybersecurity and privacy project which explicitly delivers tangible results that support GDPR compliance and respectful treatment of personal information.

Future Events

The one-day Summit on the 13th of January brings together prominent security practitioners for in-depth talks focused on techniques that can be used to successfully identify, contain, and eliminate adversaries targeting your networks. Attendees will gain tools and methods to leverage as soon as they return to work.

The Summit will explore:

13/01/2020 to 19/01/2020

Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. CPDP gathers academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest trends and emerging issues. Each year, CPDP offers a compelling and diverse line-up of speakers and panels. This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world.

22/01/2020 to 24/01/2020