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Shaping a Safer Digital Future: a new Strategy for a new decade - EDPS Strategy 2020-2024

The EDPS presents its 2020-2024 Strategy 'Shaping a Safer Digital Future: a new Strategy for a new decade' to the public. In a connected world, where data flows across borders, solidarity within Europe, and internationally, will help to strengthen the right to data protection and make data work for people across the EU and beyond. The Strategy focuses on three pillars: foresight, action and solidarity to address digital challenges for a safer, fairer and more sustainable future.


Artificial Intelligence, data and our values – on the path to the EU’s digital future

Read the European Data Protection Supervisor's blogpost on Artificial Intelligence and the European strategy for data.


Body temperature checks by EU institutions: Careful assessment and data protection safeguards are necessary

The EDPS has issued orientations on body temperature checks by EU institutions in the fight against COVID-19. 

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Giovanni in our memories

On the anniversary of Giovanni Buttarelli's death, we remember him with the publication of five short memories written by his colleagues at the EDPS.

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TechDispatch #2/2020: Quantum Computing and Cryptography

Quantum computers can be highly beneficial to scientific developments due to the new, speedy way of performing computing. Once available, they however could break currently used cryptography and undermine the protection of (personal) data.

21 September 2020

Wojciech Wiewiórowski Treffen mit EDRi (via Videolink), Brüssel, Belgien

22 September 2020

Ausschuss für bürgerliche Freiheiten, Justiz und Inneres, Teilnahme von Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brüssel, Belgien

22 September 2020

"Datenschutz und Datenschutz und digitale Souveränität", Teilnahme von Wojciech Wiewiórowski an einer Veranstaltung der Mentor Group (via Videolink), Brüssel, Belgien

22 September 2020

Wojciech Wiewiórowski Treffen mit Laura Codruţa Kövesi, Europäische Generalstaatsanwältin (EPPO) (via Videolink), Brüssel, Belgien

23 September 2020

EDPS Data Protection Talk with Professor Herwig C. H. Hofmann, Professor of European and Transnational Public Law and Head of the Department of Law at the University of Luxembourg (via videolink), Brussels, Belgium