International Federation for Information Processing


To increase the trustworthiness and general confidence in information processing and to act as a forum for security and privacy protection experts and others professionally active in the field.


Work towards:

  • the establishment of a common frame of reference for security and privacy protection in organizations, professions and the public domain;
  • the exchange of practical experience;
  • the dissemination of information on and the evaluation of current and future protective techniques;
  • the promotion of security and privacy protection as essential elements of information processing systems;
  • the clarification of the relation between security and privacy protection.