Privacy-preserving data acquisition protocol

Kwecka, Z., Buchanan, W., Spiers, D. (2010). Privacy-preserving data acquisition protocol. In: (Ed.) IEEE International Conference of Computational Methods in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, , () ( ed.). (pp. 131 - 136). Listvyanka: . IEEE.

ISBN: 978-1-4244-7625-1


Current investigative data acquisition techniques often breach human and natural rights of the data subject and can jeopardize an investigation. Often the investigators need to reveal to the data controller precise details of their suspect’s identity or suspect’s profile. In this research a novel approach to investigative data acquisition is presented and privacy preserving Investigative Data Acquisition Protocol (IDAP) is defined. This protocol is the first that allows for performing private information retrieval of records matching multiple selection criteria.
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Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.