The STS (Security Trust and Social Networks) Research Group collects researches from two departments of the "Mediterranea" University of Reggio Calabria, namely DIIES and DICEAM. It focuses its efforts on cuttin-edge research related to the context of Computer Security and Trust in distributed systems and Social Networks.
The research activity of the group mainly falls in the field of Security and Trust in Computer Science, with a strong attention towards Social Networks, about which even Social Network Analysis and E-government studies are of interest of the group.
The group has a solid publication portfolio including top level international journals, as Journal of Computer Security Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Computer and System Sciences, International Journal of Information Security, IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, Information Systems, Web Intelligence and Agent Systems, IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

STS group is involved in a number of projects regarding information security and social networks. Its members are included in the editorial board of international journals such as “Information Science” – Elsevier, (1th class in the Italian ANVUR classification of scientific journals in comp uter science) and “Large Scale Data and Knowledge Centred” - LNCS Transactions Sublime – Springer.

STS is a part of the Cyber Security National Lab

Cyber Security National Lab


and of Smart Cities & Communities