Prosecco: Next Generation Protection and Security of Content

A collaboration of: DB, IS, SAS and FW&T
Funded by: UT
Duration: July 2004 until June 2008
Contact: prof. dr. S. Etalle

The aim of Prosecco is to contribute to scientifically well-founded engineering methods for secure systems design, focusing on content protection systems. The objectives are to: (1) Establish the theoretical basis for the next-generation content protection systems, by a theory based on digital and physical protection mechanisms; (2) Develop an architecture offering protection of secure digital asset delivery, respecting the user's privacy and going beyond the limitation of present multimedia delivery systems; (3) Develop the policies and the new business models belonging to the next generation digital asset protection systems; (4) Study human aspects and societal impact of the introduction of such an architecture.

Further Information:, publications