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Preface The overall objective of The Cloud: Understanding the Security, Privacy and Trust Challenges is to advise on policy and other interventions which should be considered in order to ensure that European users of cloud environments are offered appropriate protections, and to underpin a world-leading European cloud ecosystem. Cloud computing is(More)
The threat that insiders pose to businesses, institutions and governmental organisations continues to be of serious concern. Recent industry surveys and academic literature provide unequivocal evidence to support the significance of this threat and its prevalence. Despite this, however, there is still no unifying framework to fully characterise insider(More)
Usability is arguably one of the most significant social topics and issues within the field of cybersecurity today. Supported by the need for confidentiality, integrity, availability and other concerns, security features have become standard components of the digital environment which pervade our lives requiring use by novices and experts alike. As security(More)
This paper proposes a conceptual model for privacy policies that takes into account privacy requirements arising from different stakeholders, with legal, business and technical backgrounds. Current approaches to privacy management are either high-level, enforcing privacy of personal data using legal compliance, risk and impact assessments, or low-level,(More)
The pervasive computing paradigm foresees communicating and computational devices embedded in all parts of our environment, from our physical selves, to our homes, our offices, our streets and so forth. What will security mean in this New World of ubiquitous computing? In this position paper we outline our current thinking on the new issues and problems in(More)
The amount of trust we, as human-beings, place in each other or an object (e.g., online information) is typically guided by several trust factors and antecedents. These factors can vary in importance depending on the individual making the trust decision and also on the situation - such is actually the subjective nature of trust. In this paper, we explore(More)
Privacy is a concept found throughout human history and opinion polls suggest that the public value this principle. However, while many individuals claim to care about privacy, they are often perceived to express behaviour to the contrary. This phenomenon is known as the Privacy Paradox and its existence has been validated through numerous psychological,(More)
The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is set to be one of the most disruptive technology paradigms since the advent of the Internet itself. Market research company Gartner estimates that around 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, and around 25 billion by 2020. While there are substantial opportunities accompanying IoT, spanning from Healthcare to(More)