Online Services: Improving Usability and Trust

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The growth of online services over the last 15-20 years has been, to say the least, dramatic at every socio-economic level conceivable. Digital technology is changing people’s lives and the EU’s digital strategy aims to make this transformation work for people and businesses. A Europe fit for the digital age is one of the Commission’s six political priorities, aiming to empower …

New EU-funded research and innovation project kicks off in Coventry

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PRESS RELEASE: COVENTRY, 17 February 2020: CSI-COP (Citizen Scientists Investigating Cookies and App GDPR compliance) is a 30-month project which started in January 2020. It will leverage citizen science in collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team to investigate tracking-by-default in website cookies (small text files) and smartphone apps. A consortium of eleven partners from Greece, Hungary, The Netherlands, Finland, Israel, Czech …

EU cybersecurity debate generates agreements but more questions

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On 22nd May, Trust in Digital Life and New Europe co-hosted a half-day roundtable event at the Press Club Brussels, which brought together representatives from the European Institutions, academia and industry to discuss issues surrounding the security assessment area. The EU Cybersecurity Act, currently under discussion at the European Parliament and the Council of the EU, is generating considerable debate …

The Future Of Security and Privacy

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At TDL’s members’ meeting in Leuven in March, Professor Bart Preneel from KU Leuven’s imec-COSIC group gave an insightful and ultimately uplifting discourse on the future of security and privacy. Spurred by the Kantian mantra ‘optimism is a moral duty’, he wove a narrative through a series of ‘themes’ that ranged from observations about the intrusive, unavoidable stealthiness of IOT …

Trust in Digital Life’s ‘Whose Data is it Anyway?’ Regulation and Reality Conference Confirms Stuart Lang as Keynote Speaker

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PRESS RELEASE Date: Thursday 14th December 2017 Venue: Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh Trust in Digital Life (TDL), the community of leading industry partners and knowledge institutes that promotes trust and trustworthy services in the digital economy, today confirmed Financial Services Partner at EY, Stuart Lang, as a keynote speaker at its Whose Data is it Anyway? event taking place …

Trust in Digital Life to Host ‘Whose Data is it Anyway?’ Event to Discuss Realities of PSD2 and GDPR

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PRESS RELEASE & INVITATION Trust in Digital Life to Host ‘Whose Data is it Anyway?’ Event to Discuss Realities of PSD2 and GDPR Date: Thursday 14th December 2017 Venue: Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh Trust in Digital Life (TDL), the community of leading industry partners and knowledge institutes that promotes trust and trustworthy services in the digital economy, today announced that …

Why The GDPR Is Good For You

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(First published in Computing magazine on 30 June 2017) To understand the importance and the potential impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to future business growth, we need to understand why it exists and what its key objectives are. Simply put, the downward trend in trust in digital services is diametrically at odds with the EU’s ambition to …

TDL Highlights Commercial Opportunity of GDPR in the Digital Economy By Fostering Trust from ‘Reluctant Sharers’

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Press Release: 25th May 2017 New TDL Working Group Publication ‘Privacy: the competitive advantage’ Trust in Digital Life (TDL), the community of leading industry partners and knowledge institutes that promotes trust and trustworthy services in the digital economy, today highlights the commercial opportunities that are opening to organisations embracing GDPR, by converting the growing group of ‘reluctant sharers’ into profitable …

How to take product innovation in secure digital technology to proven prototype in three months

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Article by Amardeo Sarma, Chairman of TDL In 2009, Trust in Digital Life (TDL) introduced its successful Sprint initiative to stimulate the development, promotion and acceptance of trustworthy ICT. Those who have participated in these short projects over the past eight years have found them to be the perfect vehicle to quickly take their innovation – that is an isolated …