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Tag Archive: Aircloak



August 22, 2018 by Felix Bauer

Break my Life’s Work and I’ll Pay You Handsomely

Because expert validation of anonymization approaches is really difficult, Aircloak started a bug-bounty program for its product – the Aircloak Attack Challenge. In the wake of this, a new method of measuring privacy was established and can be used for various functions in the future. Nobody has a clue about Anonymization It’s summer 2017 in Helsinki; some of the brightest … read more


April 27, 2018 by Paul Francis

Report on the vulnerability in Diffix-Birch announced by Imperial College London and CU Louvain

On April 18 researchers from the Imperial College London and CU Louvain published a vulnerability of diffix-birch. Diffix-birch is the anonymization algorithm jointly designed by the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS, www.mpi-sws.org) and Aircloak GmbH (www.aircloak.com). The vulnerability was posted on the academic paper archival system arXiv here. A couple hours after the publication, one of the authors … read more


October 3, 2017 by Felix Bauer

Announcing our Seed investment

Today we are announcing our $1.3M equity investment from Speedinvest and Constantia New Business with existing shareholders Max Planck Innovation and Elephant & Castle Capital joining the round. Berlin, San Francisco, October 3, 2017 Various technology developments have led to the birth of Big Data; organizations collecting, analyzing and sharing increasing amounts of information — much of it unstructured and … read more


July 5, 2017 by Felix Bauer

Building Trust

Aircloak approved for GDPR-level anonymity for all data types and use cases by French data protection authority At Aircloak we’re fully aware that the selection of solutions that impact how a customer manages regulatory compliance, such as around GDPR with its stringent requirements and potentially very high fines, involves a lot of trust. Trust that is typically built over time … read more