The Precautionary Principle in a World of Digital Dependencies

Wolter Pieters, A. van Cleeff

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    As organizations become deperimeterized, a new paradigm in software engineering ethics becomes necessary. We can no longer rely on an ethics of consequences, but might instead rely on the precautionary principle, which lets software engineers focus on creating a more extensive moral framework.
    Original languageUndefined
    Article number10.1109/MC.2009.203
    Pages (from-to)50-56
    Number of pages7
    JournalComputer (New York)
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


    • METIS-265212
    • SCS-Cybersecurity
    • Software engineering
    • EWI-15410
    • Cloud computing
    • IR-65513
    • Deperimeterization
    • Digital dependencies
    • Ethics

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