Upon successfully de-identifying 2 datasets under Privacy Analytics’ direction, you will have acquired the necessary training and skills to perform de-identification using a statistical approach (in the US, known as the HIPAA Expert Determination method).
Privacy Analytics provides professional training services to help build expertise and deploy de-identification software.
COURSE: BUILDING DE-IDENTIFICATION EXPERTISE
Privacy Analytics provides a four step program to building a defensible methodology for de-identifying data in your organization:
Re-identification Risk Management Methodology Course
Privacy Analytics Hands-on Workshops: Practical de-identification work on real data using the Privacy Analytics software
Build Anonymization Experience: Assistance provided by remote coaching
Write (and pass) methodology exam
“It’s insurance that we’re not going to inadvertently make a disclosure that we shouldn’t.”- Dr. Ann Sprague, Better Outcomes Registry Network (BORN) Scientific Manager
Privacy Analytics trainers work shoulder to shoulder with participants to build de-identification solutions for actual datasets of the client’s choosing. Hands-on workshops are organized in a series of four day on-site sessions ranging within one to three week time frames.
Throughout the workshops, the material from the Methodology Course is reviewed and then put into practice
How to use the risk determination questionnaire to determine the appropriate re-identification risk threshold
How to use Privacy Analytics software – basic functions of the software are taught so that participants can:
- Classify variables
- Import/Export data
- Measure risk
- Apply data masking
- Apply de-identification data transformations
“Privacy-enhancing tools like these, that embrace privacy by design, will ensure the continued availability of personal health information for valuable secondary purposes that benefit us all.”- Dr. Ann Cavoukian, former Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada