Personal profile

Research Interests

  • Corporate data privacy environment
  • GDPR compliance & cybersecurity risk management
  • Dataveillance, discrimination and human rights
  • Smart technologies, innovation policies and dynamics

Biography

Sara Degli Esposti is Research Fellow in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), Coventry University. Before joining CBiS, she has been Research Fellow for the H2020 CANDID project at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain), Executive Director of a professional association of Chief Information Security Officers, and Research Assistant for the FP7 Surprise project at the Open University (UK), where she completed her PhD in June 2016. Her research focuses on ethical implications of digital technologies, especially surveillance technologies, critical understanding of big data in corporate environments and marketing and policy discourses around innovation.

Education / Academic qualification

Information Systems Management, Doctorate, Open University

1 Oct 20101 Jun 2016

Business, MSc, Carlos III University of Madrid

30 Sep 200630 Sep 2008

Sociology, Degree, Universita di Trento

30 Sep 199930 Mar 2005

External positions

Visiting scholar, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

16 Oct 201730 Jan 2018

Adjunct researcher, University of Stirling

20152018

Keywords

  • HD61 Risk Management
  • Cyber Security
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Surveillance
  • Privacy
  • Technology assessment
  • Big Data
  • Smart city
  • K Law (General)
  • Data Protection Law
  • GDPR

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Research Output 2014 2017

  • 4 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference proceeding
  • 1 Other contribution

Aligning security and privacy: The case of Deep Packet Inspection

Degli Esposti, S., Pavone, V. & Santiago-Gomez, E. 16 Mar 2017 Surveillance, Privacy and Security: Citizens’ Perspectives. Bellanova, R., Čas, J., Burgess, J. P., Friedewald, M. & Peissl, W. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 71-90

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
technology
surveillance
security
data
human security

Beyond the security paradox: Ten criteria for a socially informed security policy

Pavone, V., Ball, K., Degli Esposti, S., Dibb, S. & Santiago-Gomez, E. 10 Apr 2017 In : Public Understanding of Science. (in press), p. (in press) 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
citizen
criterion
Technology
security policy
security

Tecnología, geoposicionamiento y cultura digital: navegando hacia la coproducción de la innovación científica

Santiago-Gomez, E., Alva Chavez, K. P. & Degli Esposti, S. 6 Jul 2017 In : Revista Cartográfica. 93, p. 13-33 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
user
communication technology
system
innovation
culture
Open Access
Privacy
Surveillance
Interrelationship
Data fusion
Online communication

Acceptable Surveillance-Orientated Security Technologies: Insights from the SurPRISE Project

Degli Esposti, S. & Santiago-Gomez, E. Oct 2015 In : Surveillance & Society. 13, 3/4, p. 437-454

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
technology
risk
surveillance
security
method

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Participation in conference

Re-Coding Black Mirror, The Web Conference

Degli Esposti, S. (Scientific Committee Member), Pinelopi Troullinou (Organising Committee), MATHIEU D'AQUIN (Organising Committee)
9 Jan 201830 Apr 2018

Activity: Participation in conference

Prizes

Press / Media