Related Projects

The following projects are selected according to their relevance to e-Democracy, e-Government, citizen participation and legislative technologies.

European Cyber-Security Protection Alliance
CYSPA is an initiative set up by 17 organisations from across industry and research, aiming to create a European Alliance to protect cyberspace for industry;

MASSIF (MAnagement of Security information and events in Service Infrastructures)provides a next-generation Security Information and Event Managemen (SIEM) framework for service infrastructures supporting intelligent, scalable, and multi-level / multi-domain security event processing and predictive security monitoring. Such a service-level SIEM involves the modelling and formal validation of security, including trusted computing concepts, an architecture for dependable and resilient collection of service events, supported by an extremely scalable and high performance event collection and processing framework. This is conducted in the context of service-level attack models.

Nippon-European Cyberdefense-Oriented Multilayer threat Analysis
NECOMA addresses the aspect of data collection, leveraging past and current work on the topic with the goal to expand these existing mechanisms and orient them towards threat data analysis.

PROFILING: Protecting citizens’ rights fighting illicit profiling
The PROFILING project has been funded by the European Commission, DG Justice, under the Fundamental Rights and Citizens programme. It is focused on identifying and tackling the challenges posed by technology to the fundamental right to data protection.

The PHAEDRA project is devoted to improving practical cooperation and coordination between Data Protection Agencies (DPAs), privacy commissioners and privacy enforcement authorities, especially in regard to the enforcement of privacy and data protection laws.

SMART: Scalable Measures for Automated Recognition Technologies
SMART project addresses the questions of automated decision taking with respect to the “smart surveillance” technologies in a society where privacy and data protection are fundamental rights.

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
This is the official Web site of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), run by the IGF Secretariat. Its purpose is to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regard to convening a new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue - the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The site provides an interactive collaborative space where all stakeholders can air their views and exchange ideas.

UNESCO – Information Society Project
UNESCO encourages international debate about the impact of globalisation upon access to information and the process of communication.