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August 13, 2019 By Kurt Rohloff, CTO, Duality
Why it is Time to Standardize Privacy-Enhancing Technologies

A group of computer scientists shocked the media last month when they proved, yet again, the inadequacy of de-identification as a means to protect the privacy of shared data. The findings came as little surprise to experts in privacy technologies.  This pressing need to protect privacy, including against re-identification, motivates us at Duality to provide …

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April 4, 2019 By Alon Kaufman, CEO, Duality
Duality Named Runner-up at the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest

It’s been an exciting journey, from applying for the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest, to being shortlisted for the top 10, and eventually being named runner-up, coming in second place ahead of the hundreds of start-ups in this prestigious competition. A surprising nomination? Our nomination as Innovation Leader by a panel of renowned infosec experts undoubtedly …

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November 27, 2018 By Duality Technologies
Duality Wins the iDash Competition for Fastest Computations on Genomic Data

We’re very happy to share that Duality Technologies won the iDash competition challenge hosted by UCSD. The iDash competition is an annual international competition that pits the best homomorphic encryption teams against one another to develop the fastest solution for annual genomic computation challenges. The iDash competition is supported by the NIH and Illumina. The …

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May 1, 2018 By Duality Technologies
Big Data and Privacy

As we discussed in an earlier blog post, large tech firms have made it their business to commercialize our personal data. This is neither surprising nor revelatory, as user data is the primary asset of these firms. That being said, the recent exposure of the Cambridge Analytica’s use of Facebook data has begun to have …

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March 30, 2018 By Duality Technologies
Facebook, Privacy and the Business of Data

Recent revelations from Facebook have highlights again how the business of data puts the privacy of wide populations at risk. Many of the largest and most successful companies, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon and more build highly profitable businesses by deriving insights from our personal information to better sell us products. More efficient sales and …

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