Making the Case for Evidence-based Standardization of Data Privacy and Data Protection Visual Indicators

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityMaking the Case for Evidence-based Standardization of Data Privacy and Data Protection Visual IndicatorsRossi Arianna, Lenzini GabrieleAbstract:Lately, icons have witnessed a growing wave of interest in the view of enhancing transparency and clarity of data processing practices in mandated disclosures. Although benefits in terms of comprehensibility, noticeability, navigability of the … Continued

Systematization of threats and requirements for private messaging with untrusted servers. The case of E-mailing and instant

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecuritySystematization of threats and requirements for private messaging with untrusted servers. The case of E-mailing and instantSymeonidis Iraklis, Lenzini GabrieleAbstract:Modern email and instant messaging applications often offer private communications. In doing so, they share common concerns about how security and privacy can be compromised, how they should face similar threats, … Continued

What’s in an Icon? Promises and Pitfalls of Data Protection Iconography

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityWhat’s in an Icon? Promises and Pitfalls of Data Protection IconographyRossi Arianna, Palmirani MonicaAbstract:Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), transparency of information becomes an obligation aimed at creating an ecosystem where data subjects understand and control what happens to their personal data. The definition of transparency stresses its user-centric … Continued

Qualifying and Measuring Transparency: A Medical Data System Case Study

Interdisciplinary Research Group in Socio-technical CybersecurityQualifying and Measuring Transparency: A Medical Data System Case StudyDayana Spagnuelo, Cesare Bartolini, Gabriele LenziniAbstract:Transparency is a data processing principle enforced by the GDPR but purposely left open to interpretation. As such, the means to adhere to it are left unspecified. Article 29 Working Party provides practical guidance on how … Continued