Preserving Data Privacy in the IoT World | MIT Report

SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY   |   10+ minutes  |   December 5, 2016

This report explores the challenges of data privacy in the IoT, as well as a proposed set of new design principles. It also explores the numerous challenges posed in sharing data and the motivations for how data sharing can benefit humanity.


In the pages of the document, you’ll find out learn about the four propositions for preserving data, including their design principles and motivations:

  • Distributed data repositories
  • Move the algorithm to the data
  • Data always in encrypted state: at rest and in computation
  • Encode data usage agreements in legal trust networks
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