Onderzoek naar privacy en cybersecurity
Onderzoek naar privacy en cybersecurity


Large companies, governments and other organizations collect large amounts of personal data from all of us. What are the risks and consequences and what can we do about it?


Researchers from various faculties and research institutes are working on interdisciplinary projects relating to Privacy.

Prof. Jacobs, B.P.F. (Bart)
Dr Hoepman, J.H. (Jaap-Henk)
Prof. Zuiderveen Borgesius, F.J. (Frederik)
Prof. Ortolani, P. (Pietro)
Dr Eck, B.M.A. van (Marlies)
Dr Wolters, P.T.J. (Pieter)
Trapman, L.S.A. (Leon)
Prof. Hiemstra, D. (Djoerd)
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Google Nest thermostaat

Privacy choices smart meters will have consequences for decades

Smart meters have become commonplace in the Netherlands: the vast majority of households now have one in their fuse box. And yet, some 10 years after their introduction, there are still many questions around the security and privacy of smart meters.

Onderzoek naar privacy en cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Act gives AIVD and MIVD more scope to act, increases supervision

The Dutch House of Representatives is debating the ‘Cybersecurity Act’ soon. This law will give the General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) and Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) opportunities for tapping internet traffic.

Portrait of Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

“The law is not ready to tackle digital discrimination”

Algorithms are responsible for more and more online discrimination and differentation, and the law currently provides insufficient protection against this. So argues Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius, professor of ICT and law at Radboud University.


Apple Watch met gezondheidsdata

Digital Good

Technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have moved into the domain of health and medicine. The Digital Good project explores the ethical and societal challenges that are associated with this ‘Googlisation of health research’.

Man in donkere kamer met laptop

Symmetric Cryptography with Asymmetric-hardware Leveraged Architecture (SCALAR)

We use countless systems that rely on cryptography. Many of these systems use symmetric cryptography. This project will attempt to adapt the benefits of asymmetric cryptography to the symmetric variant.

Virus particle corona

Solidarity in times of a pandemic

The coronavirus has had unprecedented consequences for our society. This project explores the way in which people have approached the new coronavirus policy. What makes people follow the given advice, or rather what makes them ignore it?

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