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Cybersecurity

With critical infrastructure becoming increasingly networked and the number of networked sensors and other objects of everyday use in the Internet of Things growing rapidly, the security of the devices and networks involved is of crucial importance. Security issues around Bring-Your-Own-Device have furthered the importance of cybersecurity in recent years. The cybersecurity project aims to tackle this complex topic in an interdisciplinary and international manner, focusing primarily on computer science and legal questions.

In particular, the project explores the important, both mutually beneficial and conflict-prone relationship between cybersecurity and privacy. State-of-the-art cybersecurity protection often relies on the collection and analysis of large and ever increasing amounts of data. In order to detect anomalies, measures like deep packet inspection are used. At the same time, new regulation demands sharing that data with other companies and with governments in order to prevent cyber threats. In this context, the project aims to find common ground for regulating cybersecurity issues that benefit all stakeholders and are also privacy- and data protection-friendly.

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Durationsince 09/2016
Sponsorsself-funding
Research Team
Publications
Conference contribution and other activities
Research Team

Publications

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Pernice, I. (2018). Global Cybersecurity Governance. A Constitutional Analysis. Global Constitutionalism, 7(1), 112-141. Publication details

Pernice, I. (2018). Risk Management in the Digital Constellation – A Constitutional Perspective, Conference Barcelona 2017 (part I). IDP. Revista de Internet, Derecho y Política, 83-94. Publication details

Working paper

Pernice, I. (2017). Cybersecurity Governance: Making Cyberspace a Safer Place. HIIG Discussion Paper Series. Publication details

Conference contribution and other activities

Lectures and presentations

Privacy and Data Protection by Design – A Critical Perspective
Building Common Approaches for Cybersecurity and Privacy in a Globalized World (Session: Building Security: Design and Certification). NYU Center for Cybersecurity. New York University, New York, USA: 03.10.2018

Jörg Pohle

Sicherheitssimulation, Sicherheitstheater und Movie Plot Security
Sicherheit 2017. Heimvolkshochschule Lubmin, Lubmin, Germany: 08.07.2017

Jörg Pohle