By Nikos Fotiou, Giannis F. Marias, George C. Polyzos (auth.), Luca Salgarelli, Giuseppe Bianchi, Nicola Blefari-Melazzi (eds.)
The time period “trustworthy” has a truly distinctive connotation within the eu Community’s FP7 examine software. For a community to be certified as reliable, it has to be safe, trustworthy and resilient to assaults and operational disasters. in addition, caliber of carrier has to be assured, whereas maintaining person info, making sure privateness and delivering usable and depended on instruments to help clients of their protection administration. As such, the reliable web not just has to incorporate mechanisms, architectures and networking infrastructures that intrinsically supply uncomplicated safety promises, however it additionally has to make sure clients, provider services and alertness prone alike that their standards by way of caliber of expertise, manageability and potency are absolutely met. delivering such mixed promises in a quickly evolving, complicated infrastructure akin to the web calls for fixing difficult concerns that surround many fields of theoretical and utilized details engineering. those matters span all degrees of the protocol stack, starting from discovering new intrinsically safe transmission platforms, to extensively novel routing versions, to new architectures for facts dissemination and for interconnecting an exceptional variety of units and home equipment. This booklet goals at representing a view of the kingdom of the “Trustworthy net” as we input the second one decade of our century. the cloth incorporated during this ebook originated from the twenty first foreign Tyrrhenian Workshop on electronic Communications, an occasion routinely equipped through CNIT, the Italian inter-university consortium for telecommunication study. The workshop comprised both invited contributions from popular researchers with complementary services, in addition to autonomous, peer-reviewed contributions inspired via an open demand papers. This quantity encompasses a chosen subset of the workshop papers. every one contribution has been edited and prolonged after the workshop, bearing in mind the discussions performed through the occasion, incorporating whilst acceptable extra technical fabric. additionally, the authors have strived to counterpoint the explicit technical elements they current with heritage fabric devised to extra comprehensively introduce the reader to the categorical subject of trustworthiness tackled.