A researcher from Cybernetica was appointed as the co-editor of a privacy standard in development at the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)

ISO/IEC JTC1 subcommittee 27 focusing on IT security held a meeting in Berlin from October 4th to October 12th. One of the resolutions of this meeting was the appointment of Cybernetica researcher Dan Bogdanov as the co-editor of the Privacy Reference Architecture standard project ISO/IEC 29101. This is the first time an Estonian security expert has been elected as the editor of an international standard.

The appointment was the results of Dan’s previous work in the area of privacy standards. “I saw the chance to improve the standard using the results of my research,” said Dan. He additionaly stated that “The role of the co-editor will give me more opportunities to enroll experts from other countries in order to further improve the quality of the standard.”

Bogdanov and the appointed editor Hans Hedbom from Sweden will continue the work of German expert Stefan Weiss who was the previous editor.

Dan Bogdanov works as a researched in the Information Security Research Institute at Cybernetica AS. His research focuses on developing practical methods for privacy-preserving data processing. Cybernetica works in international standardisation in collaboration with the Estonian Centre for Standardisation.

Source: Cybernetica

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