Data Degradation: Making Private Data Less Sensitive Over Time

N.L.G. Anciaux, Luc Bouganim, H.J.W. van Heerde, Philippe Pucheral, Peter M.G. Apers

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Abstract

Trail disclosure is the leakage of privacy sensitive data, resulting from negligence, attack or abusive scrutinization or usage of personal digital trails. To prevent trail disclosure, data degradation is proposed as an alternative to the limited retention principle. Data degradation is based on the assumption that long lasting purposes can often be satisfied with a less accurate, and therefore less sensitive, version of the data. Data will be progressively degraded such that it still serves application purposes, while decreasing accuracy and thus privacy sensitivity.
LanguageUndefined
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008)
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages1401-1402
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-59593-991-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

Publication series

Name
PublisherACM
No.DTR08-9

Keywords

  • IR-64916
  • DB-SDM: SECURE DATA MANAGEMENT
  • METIS-251127
  • EWI-13211
  • CR-H.2.7

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Anciaux, N. L. G., Bouganim, L., van Heerde, H. J. W., Pucheral, P., & Apers, P. M. G. (2008). Data Degradation: Making Private Data Less Sensitive Over Time. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008) (pp. 1401-1402). [10.1145/1458082.1458301] New York: Association for Computing Machinery. DOI: 10.1145/1458082.1458301
Anciaux, N.L.G. ; Bouganim, Luc ; van Heerde, H.J.W. ; Pucheral, Philippe ; Apers, Peter M.G./ Data Degradation: Making Private Data Less Sensitive Over Time. Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008). New York : Association for Computing Machinery, 2008. pp. 1401-1402
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Anciaux NLG, Bouganim L, van Heerde HJW, Pucheral P, Apers PMG. Data Degradation: Making Private Data Less Sensitive Over Time. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2008). New York: Association for Computing Machinery. 2008. p. 1401-1402. 10.1145/1458082.1458301. Available from, DOI: 10.1145/1458082.1458301