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?


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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.

Opengeklapte laptop, met iemand die een telefoon vasthoudt

OpenWebSearch to promote Europe's independence in web search

Radboud University and thirteen other European research centres will join forces to develop a new, open European infrastructure for web search. The OpenWebSearch.EU project will be contributing to Europe’s digital sovereignty.


  • 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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