This project addresses the pressing topic of a secure ICT platform for operation and management of connected societies. By secure, we mean guaranteeing the correctness of operational decisions and maintaining data-privacy of the involved parties. In particular, the latter goes beyond the current state- of-the-art solutions, which involve trusted third parties. Connected societies are combinations of socio-, cyber- and physical systems. Examples of cyber-physical systems (CPS) include next-generation power grids, water networks (waste and potable), manufacturing, and transportation systems. Modern CPSs are composed of a large number of interacting distributed entities, which communicate with each other on common situational awareness to be able to make critical operational decisions. This interaction between entities more often than not requires exchange of privacy-sensitive information and requires trust in the system. Specifically, SECURE focuses on a privacy-preserving ICT platform. By combining efforts from control theory, secure computation, distributed optimization, and techno- anthropology, we strive to firstly develop security-theory grounded in the user-centred perspective. Secondly, we implement theory in a software toolbox to verify our scientific hypotheses. Thirdly, we perform a proof-of-concept test in a lab environment and disseminate the project findings for the general public, with the aim of cultivating public consciousness on technology and data-privacy.
Kort titelSECURE
Effektiv start/slut dato01/04/201831/03/2021


  • 5 Konferenceoplæg

How to make complex and complicated technologies understandable to a wider public

Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen (Foredragsholder), Maja Hojer Bruun (Foredragsholder), Andreas Husballe (Foredragsholder) & Jannick Petersen (Foredragsholder)

27 sep. 2019

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Multi-Party Computation and the power (and ethics) of immersive visualization.

Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen (Foredragsholder), Maja Hojer Bruun (Foredragsholder) & Adrienne Mannov (Foredragsholder)

21 mar. 2019

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg

Uneven Digital Security along the Merchant Maritime Supply Chain.

Adrienne Mannov (Foredragsholder)

14 aug. 2018

Aktivitet: Foredrag og mundtlige bidragKonferenceoplæg


  • 4 Konferenceartikel i proceeding
  • 2 Tidsskriftartikel

Cryptic Commonalities: Working Athwart Cryptography, Mathematics and Anthropology

Mannov, A., Andersen, A. O. & Bruun, M. H., 2020, (Accepteret/In press) I : STS Encounters - DASTS working paper series.

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Infrastructures of trust and distrust: The politics and ethics of emerging cryptographic technologies

Bruun, M. H., Andersen, A. O. & Mannov, A., 3 apr. 2020, I : Anthropology Today. 36, 2, s. 13-17 5 s.

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  • Privacy Preservation in Distributed Optimization via Dual Decomposition and ADMM

    Tjell, K. & Wisniewski, R., 12 mar. 2020, 2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE, s. 7203-7208 6 s. 9028969. (I E E E Conference on Decision and Control. Proceedings).

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