The value of personal data has traditionally been understood in ethical terms as a safeguard for personality rights such as human dignity and privacy.

This first Yearbook gives an excellent impression of the broad spectrum DEF covers and a view on its multi-disciplinarity.

This year's focus is on the relationship of individual with their networks, and explores "Social networks and social machines, surveillance and empowerment".

Digital Enlightenment Series


Published Papers

Riseptis report

The Advisory Board on Research and Innovation for Security, Privacy and Trustworthiness in the Information Society (RISEPTIS) was established in 2009 with support of the Think-Trust Coordnation Action funded by the EC ICT Programme.

SecEUR, july/aug 2016

Workshop/session reports & declarations

DEF Newsletters