Blockchain to provide Data Provenance Integrity and Privacy

Blockchain, also part of the cryptocurrencies, can be viewed as a potentially shared/semi-shared/private, immutable ledger for recording sequence of events or history of transactions. The blockchain technology can be deployed to provide a high-degree of trust, accountability and transparency associated with a set of transactions/events – especially log files and data provenance. Data provenance is … full description “Blockchain to provide Data Provenance Integrity and Privacy”

[Taken] Building Data Provenance from Database Log Files

Databases are integral part of any organisations operations. They act as storage repositories for large set of data that the respective organisation relies upon for their efficient operations. One of the commonly deployed and open source database application is MySQL. It collects and store a large set of log files (this is a rich user/data … full description “[Taken] Building Data Provenance from Database Log Files”

[Taken] Building enforceable Data Policies from End User Agreements

When we register with any online or digital services, we sign an end user agreement. Such agreements detail how a company will collect, store and use the data related to the end users. These agreements are long and users don’t have time to read them thoroughly. However, these agreements are a rich source of material … full description “[Taken] Building enforceable Data Policies from End User Agreements”

[Taken] Mobile Application Activity Tracking (Mobile Application Provenance)

A large set of services are being offered to end users via smartphone Apps. These applications provide a conduit to information and relevant services that end user may desire. In addition to provide valuable services to the consumers, these Apps also have an access to a wealth of data about an individual. In most cases, … full description “[Taken] Mobile Application Activity Tracking (Mobile Application Provenance)”

Privacy issues related to Data Provenance of Database containing End-user Data

Privacy issues related to the data stored, regarding end-users are well understood and studies. However, a large set of data can also be collected that is not directly related to the user but related to the user data – known as data provenance. Data provenance is the field of recording the history of data, from … full description “Privacy issues related to Data Provenance of Database containing End-user Data”