Industry Insights

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Tag Archive: Diffix



August 24, 2020 by Paul Francis

The Significance of a Diffix Bounty Payment and Vulnerability Severity Score

  From time to time a participant in a Diffix bounty program runs a successful attack and receives a payment. One might take this to mean that individuals in the databases of organizations that use Aircloak data anonymization were at serious risk. This is not necessarily the case, and so far has never been the case. The Diffix bounty program … read more

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January 14, 2019 by Nicolas Sartor

Data Anonymization Software – Differences Between Static and Interactive Anonymization

Which company would not like to get significantly improved insights into the market with detailed data and thus optimize its products and services? In most cases, the corresponding data is already available, but its use is often restricted for data protection reasons. Anonymization is used when you want to use a data set with sensitive information for analysis without compromising … read more


October 17, 2018 by Paul Francis

Fix for the MIT/Georgetown Univ Attack on Diffix-Birch

One of the two successful attacks from the first round of the Aircloak bounty program was from researchers Aloni Cohen and Kobbi Nissim from MIT and Georgetown University respectively. Our fix for the attack was deployed in Aircloak’s release 18.3 on July 27th. Aloni and Kobbi had asked Aircloak and myself not to reveal the details of the attack so … 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