What is pseudonymisation - Viacryp

What is pseudonymisation?

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has led to privacy becoming a hot topic. Organisations have been working on taking appropriate measures and, in that context, the term ‘pseudonymisation’ is popping up more and more. But what exactly is pseudonymisation?

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How do you make data analysis possible under the new privacy legislation (GDPR) - Viacryp

How do you make data analysis possible under the new privacy legislation (GDPR)?

The new privacy legislation—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—has been in force since 25 May 2018. This law has far-reaching implications for both the public and private sectors. The need for data analysis has grown significantly in recent years, and the added value of making management decisions based on the results of data analysis has become increasingly evident. So the big question is: How do you make data analysis possible under the new privacy legislation?

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What is the difference between anonymisation and pseudonymisation - Viacryp

What is the difference between anonymisation and pseudonymisation?

I’ve had the opportunity of discussing this question numerous times in recent years. Nowadays, though, I start with a counter-question: “Why is that relevant?” In almost every instance, the person posing the question seems to be seeking confirmation that anonymised data isn’t covered by privacy legislation, in contrast to pseudonymised data.

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Pseudonymisation: do it yourself or outsource it? - Viacryp

Pseudonymisation: do it yourself or outsource it?

By now, everyone’s aware of it: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018. In my work as a privacy consultant, I’m seeing many organisations struggling to take the right measures. Besides that, one of their major challenges appears to be this: how do you ensure that everyone in the organisation adheres to the measures and—above all—continues to do so? The vast majority of employees have enough on their hands just staying on top of their own tasks and processes. As a result, there isn’t enough time and attention left for taking every privacy rule into account.

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