Balancing Public Good and Personal Privacy—Challenges in De-Identifying Open Datasets

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The challenges inherent in data de-identification, especially regarding open datasets, can be addressed with the appropriate protocols. Remember that, while difficult, the process of publishing open datasets is a public good. Ultimately, this requires a paradigm shift from simply publishing data, towards the extension of the role of data stewardship outside of the organization.

Learning Objectives:
1: Learn why open datasets are a great societal boon.
2: Explore unique challenges regarding de-identification and data stewardship exist.
3: Understand why companies must commit to providing open datasets for the public good.
Emilie Corcoran


Security Operations Engineer, Geotab

Eugene Kang


Information Technology Security Specialist, Geotab


big data analytics data security security analytics Internet of Things



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