Cybersecurity - Introduction to the Special Theme
by Fabio Martinelli (IIT-CNR) and Edgar Weippl (SBA Research)
Public interest in cybersecurity is on the rise, owing largely to the increasingly pervasive nature of cyber technologies and their ability to enhance our quality of life, affecting most of our activities (either visibly or in an invisibly). In the past, our interactions with PCs were limited to particular working activities. Now, even during our daily commutes, in our cars we are surrounded by hundreds of electronic control units (ECU), our mobile phones are next to us, and our smart watches observe and record every breath.