Responsible Data Guidelines – Additional resources

Primer on anonymization and pseudonymization

By International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) | 2017

This article provides a brief introduction to the concepts of anonymization and pseudonymization, and how these techniques may be an important aspect to GDPR compliance. It should serve as a cautionary tale of the benefits and limitations of early adoption of de-identification techniques as a central aspect to privacy compliance.

Topic(s): Anonymization, pseudonymization and de-identification, GDPR
Type of resource: Article, Guidelines, principles and best practices, Methods, techniques and tools

This document is a suggested additional resource in our Responsible Data Guidelines.