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PEPR '20 - Privacy in Deployment


Privacy in Deployment
Patricia Thaine, Private AI, University of Toronto; Pieter Luitjens, Private AI; Dr. Parinaz Sobhani, Georgian Partners
This talk is a guide to using privacy technology in deployment. First, we will give a brief overview of the current state of privacy technology for (a) Differential Privacy & Anonymization, and (b) Secure Multiparty Computation, Homomorphic Encryption, Secure Enclaves. We will then go over the current obstacles of deploying privacy-preserving software; namely, identifying privacy risks & risk management, the capabilities & limitations of privacy tool sets and the backgrounds required to use them. Obstacles differ depending on whether one is attempting to retrofit a codebase in order to integrate privacy post-hoc or whether one is choosing the tech stack they will use for creating a codebase that integrates Privacy by Design. With those two scenarios in mind, we will discuss strategies for choosing privacy tools, for choosing to compute on the edge vs. on-premise vs. on the cloud, and for thinking about right risk management frameworks.
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