Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Anna Mazgal
10/06/2013 - 18:18

Secure cyberspace – is it a safe place?

It is hard to imagine a human activity that is not somehow reflected online or at assisted with technology. With our lives being mirrored in social networks, transactions we do online, results of our creativity being stored in the cloud, we all agree that there must be reliable systems put in place that make all these secure. For today’s technology systems, security is ‘the new black’.

Providers of ICT solutions and services put a lot of effort and resources in creating reliable systems that make cyberspace secure. But with all the systems in place, is secure cyberspace a safe cyberspace? It is not if the responsibility for securing safety of operations does not go hand in hand with the responsibility of users. Are we creating real opportunities for better understanding of how to behave responsibly