Università degli Studi dell'Insubria

Dipartimento di Scienze Teoriche e Applicate - DiSTA

CARDS receives the best poster presentation award at IEEE/CIC 2015

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CARDS, Collaborative Audit and Report Data Sharing for A-posteriori Access Control in DOSNs, won the best poster presentation award at IEEE/CIC 2015 in Hangzhou, China. The paper approaches the traditional problem of access control in decentralized social networks from a new perspective: adopting the a-posteriori control paradigm instead of applying apriori enforcement mechanisms. As discussed […]

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Call for PhD candidates

The lab is looking for highly-motivated PhD students, especially students interested in privacy and security for Big Data and social networks. If interested, send an email with your resume to Prof. Elena Ferrari.

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Elena Ferrari received the prestigious IBM faculty award 2014

The head of the lab, Prof. Elena Ferrari, has recently received a prestigious IBM 2014 faculty award for a project on privacy-preserving Big Data analytics. This research is done in collaboration with Pietro Colombo. The IBM Faculty Award is an annual, worldwide competitive program intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities, and those […]

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New book release: Security and Trust in Online Social Networks

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Security and Trust in Online Social Networks Synthesis Lectures on Information Security, Privacy, and Trust December 2013, 120 pages Authors: Barbara Carminati Elena Ferrari Marco Viviani Abstract The enormous success and diffusion that online social networks (OSNs) are encountering nowadays is vastly apparent. Users’ social interactions now occur using online social media as communication channels; […]

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