Privacy-preserving data collection with self-awareness protection

Kok Seng Wong, Myung Ho Kim

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Abstract

Data privacy protection is an emerging issue in data collection due to increasing concerns related to security and privacy. In the current data collection approaches, data collector is a dominant player who enforces the secure protocol. In other words, privacy protection is only defined by the data collector without the participation of any respondents. Furthermore, the privacy protection becomes more crucial when the raw data analysis is performed by the data collector itself. In view of this, some of the respondents might refuse to contribute their personal data or submit inaccurate data. In this paper, we study a self-awareness protocol to raise the confidence of the respondents when submitting their personal data to the data collector. Our self-awareness protocol requires each respondent to help others in preserving his privacy. At the end of the protocol execution, respondents can verify the protection level (i.e., k-anonymity) they will receive from the data collector.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications
EditorsAlbert Zomaya, James J. Park, Hwa-Young Jeong, Mohammad Obaidat
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages365-371
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789401787970
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes
Event2014 FTRA International Symposium on Frontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications, FCC 2014 - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: Jan 13 2014Jan 16 2014

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
Volume301
ISSN (Print)1876-1100
ISSN (Electronic)1876-1119

Conference

Conference2014 FTRA International Symposium on Frontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications, FCC 2014
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period1/13/141/16/14

Keywords

  • K-anonymity
  • Privacy-preserving data collection
  • Self-awareness privacy protection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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    Wong, K. S., & Kim, M. H. (2014). Privacy-preserving data collection with self-awareness protection. In A. Zomaya, J. J. Park, H-Y. Jeong, & M. Obaidat (Eds.), Frontier and Innovation in Future Computing and Communications (pp. 365-371). (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; Vol. 301). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8798-7_44