What is the Beacon Project doing to mitigate the possibility and likelihood of reidentification through Beacons?

Any publica data resource containing “human derived” data has a potential for re-identification attacks, that is the identification of individuals contributing data to the resource.

Since its inception, the Beacon Project has been actively working with experts in GA4GH’s membership to address potential privacy concerns.

These efforts include:


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