Big data has the potential to transform the healthcare system. However, to truly unlock this potential, we must be able to collect, analyze, and share data in healthcare repositories in a safe fashion. In this talk, we will examine some of the privacy and security challenges in maintaining large data repositories. I will present attacks against healthcare repositories from the internal and external perspective, and discuss some of the potential solutions that can be used to counter such attacks. Incorporating such mechanisms is crucial to deploying such repositories in a safe and secure fashion.
Jaideep Vaidya is currently an Associate Professor in the Management Science and Information Systems MSIS department at Rutgers University. He received the B.E. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India, the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Purdue University, USA. His general area of research is in security, privacy, data mining, and data management. He has published over 100 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and has received four best paper awards from the premier conferences in data mining and databases. He is also the recipient of a NSF Career Award and the Board of Trustees Fellowship for Excellence in Research from Rutgers University.
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