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Commissioner, Scientist Release Report

BIG DATA

June 15, 2012

Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian and IBM Chief Scientist and Fellow Jeff Jonas have released a report on how big data and privacy can “successfully coexist.” The report, Privacy by Design in the Age of Big Data, details key recommendations for organizations to “address the privacy risks associated with big data, and the analytics technologies used to make sense of these vast data sets, before such risks become realities.” In announcing the report, Cavoukian noted, “We believe it is imperative that with game-changing advances in analytics, one should step back and ponder design decisions that will enhance overall security and privacy.”
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