By Ahmed Patel (auth.), Sokratis Katsikas, Javier Lopez, Günther Pernul (eds.)
Sincerely welcome to court cases of the first foreign convention on belief and privateness in electronic company, Zaragoza, Spain, held from August thirtieth to September 1st, 2004. This convention was once an outgrowth of the 2 winning TrustBus inter- tional workshops, held in 2002 and 2003 together with the DEXA meetings in Aix-en-Provence and in Prague. Being the 1st of a deliberate sequence of winning meetings it was once our objective that this occasion could start up a discussion board to assemble researchers from academia and advertisement builders from to debate the state-of-the-art of expertise for constructing belief and privateness in electronic enterprise. We thanks all of the attendees for coming to Zaragoza to take part and debate the hot rising advances during this region. The convention application consisted of 1 invited speak and 9 usual technical papers periods. The invited speak and keynote speech used to be added through Ahmed Patel from the pc Networks and disbursed structures study staff, collage university Dublin, eire on “Developing safe, relied on and Auditable companies for E-Business: An Autonomic Computing Approach”. A paper masking his speak is additionally contained during this publication. The general paper periods coated a huge diversity of themes, from entry keep watch over - sues to digital balloting, from belief and protocols to electronic rights administration. The convention attracted on the subject of a hundred submissions of which this system committee - cepted 29 papers for presentation and inclusion within the convention proceedings.