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empoWering prIvacy and securiTy in non-trusteD envirOnMents

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Project "WITDOM" data sheet

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Organization address
city: MADRID
postcode: 28037

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Project website
 Total cost 4˙020˙281 €
 EC max contribution 2˙764˙031 € (69%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT))
 Code Call H2020-ICT-2014-1
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-01-01   to  2017-12-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    ATOS SPAIN SA ES (MADRID) coordinator 701˙500.00
3    UNIVERSIDAD DE VIGO ES (VIGO PONTEVEDRA) participant 538˙687.00
4    FONDAZIONE CENTRO SAN RAFFAELE IT (MILANO) participant 517˙500.00
7    IBM RESEARCH GMBH CH (RUESCHLIKON) participant 0.00


 Project objective

The advent of the Future Internet prompts fundamental transformations in whole ICT ecosystems, while bringing new opportunities to stakeholders in the availability and rational use of physical resources with large-scale savings in IT investments. It will also pose new security challenges especially for ensuring robust protection of privacy and integrity of personal information, which are a fundamental part of the societal acceptance of new ICT schemes, services and solutions. The consolidation of highly complex Cloud computing paradigms materializes the long-held dream of computing as an on-demand automatically managed utility, but at the same time it calls for the materialisation of technologies to enable tangible levels of trustworthiness and end-to-end security in the new ICT platforms and architectures. While currently there are solid bases for homomorphic cryptography and secure processing of data, research in WITDOM will go further, aiming at truly efficient and practical privacy enhancing techniques and efficient signal and data processing in the encrypted domain, and develop a holistic security-by-design framework for quantitative evaluation of end-to-end security and privacy, aiming at guaranteing efficient and verifiable provision of privacy in the context of ICT services owned by third-party providers of distributed processing and storage, thereby maximizing independence from stated security and privacy commitments by respective providers. Focusing on specific added-value scenarios, we will deliver automatic and efficient privacy provisioning solutions, which will cover varying needs of privacy for data that must be handled by non-trusted third parties, providing a greater malleability by dynamic adaptation to user needs and privacy preferences. In summary, privacy is preserved by keeping data confidential (encrypted and privacy-protected) in the un-trusted environment, while the data owner can operate with and make use of the data in the encrypted domain.


List of deliverables.
First dissemination Report& Material Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:10
Public Web Presence Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-05-30 12:20:03
Functional analysis and use case identification Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:09
Final Exploitation Plan and Report Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:06
Report of final Advisory Board Workshop Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:56
Legal and Ethical framework and privacy and security principles Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:56
WITDOM Internal Website Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-05-30 12:20:01
WITDOM Holistic Privacy framework, privacy metrics and assessment methodology Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:19
Final dissemination Report& Material Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:15
Definition of Validation framework and protocols Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:06
Final specification of an end-to-end secure architecture Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:04
Final assessment of privacy framework and tools Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:55
Report of first Advisory Board Workshop Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:03
Final specification of the adaptation layer for Cloud computing Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:15
Final common trustworthy privacy-preserving platform toolkit Other 2019-05-30 12:19:57
Requirements analysis for un-trusted environments Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:09
First communication Activities Report Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:22
Report of second Advisory Board Workshop Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:49
Second communication Activities Report Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:17
Dissemination Plan Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:14
Final communication Activities Report Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:21
Final specification of system architectures for WITDOM scenarios Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:11
Final Scientific and Technical Validation of WITDOM prototypes Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:08
Legal requirements on privacy, data protection and security in WITDOM scenarios Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:20:04
Legal validation and recommendations Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:50
WITDOM final report on Cryptographic and Privacy-preserving primitives Documents, reports 2019-05-30 12:19:50
Initial Exploitation Plan Documents, reports 2019-01-10 15:11:07
WITDOM formalized technological requirements Documents, reports 2019-01-10 15:11:07
Second dissemination Report& Material Documents, reports 2019-01-10 15:11:07
Preliminary standardisation Reports Documents, reports 2019-01-10 15:11:07
Final standardisation Reports Documents, reports 2019-01-10 15:11:07
WITDOM Internal Website and Communication Infrastructure Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-01-10 15:11:07

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of WITDOM deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2017 Ilio Catallo, Eleonora Ciceri, Stefania Stenirri, Stefania Merella, Alberto Sanna, Maurizio Ferrari, Paola Carrera, Sauro Vicini.
An open-source tool for managing time-evolving variant annotation
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2015 Seda Gurses, Claudia Diaz and Carmela Troncoso
Engineering Privacy by Design Reloaded
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2015 (APC 2015) 2019-05-30
2018 Abdelrahaman Aly, Aysajan Abidin, and Svetla Nikova
Practically Efficient Secure Distributed Exponentiation without Bit-Decomposition
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2016 Simon Oya, Fernando Perez-Gonzalez, Carmela Troncoso
Design of Pool Mixes Against Profiling Attacks in Real Conditions
published pages: 1-14, ISSN: 1063-6692, DOI: 10.1109/TNET.2016.2547391
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 2019-05-30
2015 Griet Verhenneman, Fanny Coudert
Widening and strengthening the appeal of Convention 108
published pages: 8-10, ISSN: 1743-6605, DOI:
Data Protection Law & Policy vol:12 issue:3 2019-05-30
2017 Griet Verhenneman
Outsourcing Genomic Data. Trust in the untrusted.
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
2017 Christian Cachin, Jan Camenisch, Eduarda Freire-Stögbuchner, Anja Lehmann
Updatable Tokenization: Formal Definitions and Provably Secure Constructions
published pages: 59-75, ISSN: , DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70972-7_4
2015 Juan Ramón Troncoso-Pastoriza, Elsa Prieto Pérez
WITDOM: Empowering Privacy and Security in Non-trusted Environments
published pages: , ISSN: 0926-4981, DOI:
ERCIM News. Tackling Big Data in the Life Sciences. 104 2019-05-30
2015 G. Verhenneman, F. Coudert
Convention 108: the international standard for data protection to come?
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Proceedings of the Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2015 (APC 2015) 2019-05-30
2017 A. Pedrouzo-Ulloa, J.R. Troncoso-Pastoriza, Fernando Pérez-González
On Ring Learning with Errors over the Tensor Product of Number Fields
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:

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