Center for Cybersecurity Research of Catalonia


  • Improve and promote research in cybersecurity and information privacy, carried out in Catalonia and strengthen its international impact.
  • Strengthen and spread out high-level training in the areas of cybersecurity and information privacy.
  • Consolidate and tighten the existing research collaboration among the six participating Catalan universities.


Improve coordination among the different research groups
Consolidate and reinforce excellent cybersecurity and information privacy research in Catalonia
Consolidate the joint image in the media and in the international landscape
Formalize and deepen collaboration in doctoral and master programs
Increase the competitiveness of the joint team, in line with national and international programs for excellence in research

Research lines

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Security and privacy in connected cars
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Big data privacy
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Privacy in the Cloud
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Privacy in Smart Cities
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Privacy in Social Networks
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Privacy in collaborative environments
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Privacy-preserving data mining
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Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology
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Location privacy
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Data anonymization
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Security and Privacy in IOT

Last news

Dra. Vanesa Daza and Dr. Josep Blat coordinate PRESENT (Photoreal Realtime Sentient Entity), selected in call H2020-ICT-2018-03. PRESENT is a proposal for a three-year Research and Innovation Action to create virtual digital companions. [More].

Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer participates in the program "Popap" of Catalunya Radio speaking of the security in WIFI networks.

CYBERCAT director, Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, gave a keynote talk at PAKDD 2019 titled "Empowering Subjects, Users and Controllers when Anonymizing Big Data for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining".

Dr. Vanesa Daza leads BAnDIT, an Innovation Training Network funded under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska­ - Curie Programme that aims at developing an advanced platform to test real persistent threats to BCT and assess the weaknesses of blockchain applications/systems as well as fostering partnership between Industry and Academia in a powerful emerging technology of great impact in our society. The CRISES/URV research group also participates in the network.

La Vanguardia interviews the ISG/UPC research group: "Cybersecurity is not a problem for experts but for the society as a whole".

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