A SECURE ICT PLATFORM AS AN ENABLER OF CONNECTED SOCIETIES
Through the SECURE project, we aim at developing a pioneering link between optimization tools and new cryptographic methods.
We combine two research disciplines: distributed optimization from signal analysis and control engineering and multi-party computation from mathematical cryptography. Specifically, two privacy-preserving algorisms are being developed:
• an algorithm that predicts the future state/behavior of the system, and
• an algorithm that computes optimal decisions based on the predicted future of the system.
To facilitate the translation from social and ethical concerns in releasing privacy-sensitive data and autonomy in connected societies into technical requirements, SECURE integrates techno-anthropological methods and theories to carry out ethnographic studies among potential user groups and cryptographers.