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Digital Sovereignty and IT-Security for a Prosperous Society


With the Digital Single Market and the supporting programs H2020, CEF, ISA2 and other instruments Europe is making a big effort to shape up its ICT. This is also supported by legislation where IT-security plays an excelling role. Not only is the eIDaS regulation as an example offering a seamless legal framework for all 28 member states also it is a unique chance for Europe to show its ICT-strength with its open and innovative approach to attract European industry as a provider and businesses as major enablers. IT-security and data protection need to enable digital sovereignty and at the same time are fields where Europe has developed renowned expertise in the past and could develop further strength in the future.


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Posch, R. (2017). Digital Sovereignty and IT-Security for a Prosperous Society. In: Werthner, H., van Harmelen, F. (eds) Informatics in the Future. Springer, Cham.

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