Privacy Impact Assessments for Digital Repositories
Trustworthy data repositories ensure the security of their collections. We argue they should also ensure the security of researcher and human subject data. Here we demonstrate the use of a privacy impact assessment (PIA) to evaluate potential privacy risks to researchers using the ICPSR’s Open Badges Research Credential System as a case study. We present our workflow and discuss potential privacy risks and mitigations for those risks.
[This paper is a conference pre-print presented at IDCC 2020 after lightweight peer review.]
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