Trust and Security in Collaborative Environments

  • Peter Mihók
  • Jozef Bucko
  • Radoslav Delina
  • Dana Palová


It is often stated in literature that trust is of critical importance in creating and maintaining information sharing systems. The rapid development of collaborative environments over the Internet has highlighted new open questions and problems related to trust in web-based platforms. The purpose of this article is to summarize how trust can be considered in collaborative environments. Partial results of the field studies of two European IST projects, FLUID-WIN and SEAMLESS, are presented. Identity management problems and trusted operational scenarios are treated.

Key words

trust security information sharing collaboration web-based platform identity management trusted scenario 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Mihók
    • 1
  • Jozef Bucko
    • 1
  • Radoslav Delina
    • 1
  • Dana Palová
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsTechnical University KošiceKošiceSlovakia

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