Thank you for participating to the Coco Cloud-sponsored event about -“Digital by default” Revolution is coming!-, hosted in AgID - Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale, Rome, Italy, on October 5, 2016, where more than 130 people joined the event.
The European consumer has substantial rights when contracting for goods or services online. Nevertheless, unlike European data protection law, specific requirements for adequate data security practices are largely absent from European legislation governing Business-to-Consumer (B2C) transactions. The following article evaluates the application of current EU consumer protection requirements and appraises the extent to which they oblige service providers to include data security or information regarding data security practices in contract terms.
Data Protection, Security and Privacy in the Cloud cluster of projects, co-initiated by Coco Cloud, will meet in Madrid on October 18th. The meeting will be co-located with Holacloud conference.
The shift from “need-to-know” access control towards “need-to-share”-based principles is one of the main topics of webinar given by Kuppiner Cole on October 18th. Registration if free
You can now also register to Coco Cloud event in Rome through Eventbrite. Draft agenda is
9.30 Benvenuto e introduzione
Chair: Daniela Maria Intravaia, Dirigente Area Progettazione e Programmazione Europea e Internazionale – Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale
Antonio Samaritani, Direttore Generale Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale
Claudio Bassoli, Vice President, Enterprise Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Da Confermare, Commissione Europea
10.00 Il nuovo Codice dell’Amministrazione Digitale
Public Administrations are currently subject to accelerate towards the digital transformation, supported by a clear strategy and several actions at national and European level.
In particular, the European Commission on April 2016 released the eGovernament Action Plan 2016-2020, defining principles such as the digital by default and the cross-border by default, in order to obtain the highest benefit and collaboration between member states under a long-term digital transformation perspective.
On July 5th the first European public private partnership on cybersecurity was signed between EU and ECSO, the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO). Among other issues a possible European certification framework for ICT security products will be discussed in this cPPP.
Coco Cloud will be presented by Jose Ruiz at SECODIC workshop, to be held with ARES conference in Salzburg.
Paper titled "Protecting user data on the Cloud in the era of the new EU GDPR with Confidential and Compliant Clouds - Coco Cloud" was published by Coco Cloud consortium partners.
Focus is on impact of the new European Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the data protection needs and the necessity of data-centric approaches to information security.
The Commission estimates that, overall, €2 billion in Horizon 2020 funding will be allocated to the European Cloud initiative. The estimation of the required additional public and private investment is €4.7 billion in the period of 5 years.Focusing initially on the scientific community, the user base will over time be enlarged to the public sector and to industry.