Privacy breach detector

Governments have a lot of data, which they’d like to share with everyone, as basically everyone has paid taxes to collect this data. However, government organisations are afraid of revealing personal information by enabling the combining of large amounts of data. 

To test this, a ‘privacy breach detector’ could be developed that would sound an alarm (‘Privacy breach!’) if the dataset the organisation wishes to unlock should not be made available, or only in an adapted form.

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Dot connecting techniques..  <> Algorithms

Human made relations

Pattern recognition

Artificial Intelligence

Deep learning

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When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

When is it getting personal?

First name Last name DoB BSN Street name Number Postal code
Sander Gerritsen 30/03/1971 2584156 Pr. Clausstraat 5 4578YH
Bert Meijer 4/12/2001 8492728 Leidseplein 378 2745XL
Paul Ling 23/08/1947 3487611 hanzestraat 3 5345DG
Cem de Vries 23/09/2010 0734574 Gelderseplein 33 1560FG
Marcel Hansen 19/07/1997 1478529 hakstraat 567 2585WS
Guus Meeuwis 30/06/1956 1605232 vriesweer 123 2354OK

Available domain expertise:

  • Statistical & big data expertise: CBS
  • Legal expertise: Ministry of justice
  • More to be announced

What do we expect:

  • An open service or system
  • Pre-loaded with open government data
  • Ability to load the data to be tested
  • Notification of privacy breaches
  • Open Source solution

What do we hope for:

  • Creativity
  • Fun
  • Cooperation
  • Success!

Privacybreachdetector

By Paul Suijkerbuijk

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