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

Dr. Jordi Herrera (UAB) and Dra. Cristina Pérez (UOC), keynotes speakers at "ADNTIC: Desxifrant el món de les criptomonedes". You can watch the event in this link.

Dr. Eli Ben-Sasson, professor at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and co-inventor of the STARK, FRI and Zerocash protocols, visits UPF.

Dr. David Rebollo, a member from CRISES research group in URV, has passed away. Link (in Catalan)

URV will participate in the most important AI and big data research infrastructure in Europe: SoBigData has been selected by ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, to be part of the Roadmap 2021. Link

Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari (in Catalan), focusing on the fragile balance between Ethics and Cybersecurity.

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