IDASH Privacy & Security Workshop

Indianapolis, October 26, 2019 The growth of genome data and computational requirements overwhelm the capacity of servers. Many institutions and the NIH are considering cloud computing services as a cost-effective alternative to scale up research. Privacy and security...

Talk at i2b2 tranSMART Foundation Annual Symposium

The i2b2 tranSMART Foundation is a member-driven non-profit foundation developing an open-source / open-data community around the i2b2, tranSMART and OpenBEL translational research platforms. We presented MedCo, the system proposed by DPPH to enable privacy-preserving data discovery and feasibility studies in clinical research network through the integration of homomorphic encryption within the i2b2 framework.

Presentation in a seminar organized by the University of Rouen

Presenter: M. Georgieva Venue: University of Rouen, Rouen, France, June 6, 2019 About: TFHE – Chimera: How combine fully homomorphic encryption schemes? – Chimera is common framework for scale-invariant fully homomorphic schemes based on Ring-LWE, unifying the plaintext space and the noise representation. This hybrid protocol allows to use multiple libraries during the same computation and provides […]

IC Research Day – Digital Trust

The IC Research Day was a 1-day event, organized by the School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC), where world-leading experts presented and discussed their work towards achieving ‘digital trust’. EPFL researchers showcased ongoing research projects and engaged with the audience.

The Summer Research Institute (SuRI)

BC420, EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Lausanne, Switzerland, June 18-19, 2019

The Summer Research Institute (SuRI) is an annual event that takes place at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). This edition of the workshop featured research talks by renowned researchers from academia and industry on a variety of topics in security and privacy, such as smart-contract security, privacy challenges in the Internet, and secure communication protocols.

Talk at the European Bioinformatics Institute

Presenter: Juan Ramon Troncoso-Pastoriza, Title: “Data Protection in Personalized Health” Venue: European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK, 1st May 2019 (collocated with the GA4GH Connect Implementation Meeting)

Talk at the SDSC-Connect 2019

Presenter: Bryan Ford, Title: “Blockchain for Mission-Critical Applications: Promise, Challenges, Risks” [slides] Venue: March 27th 2019, Kursaal, Bern link

Talk at AMIA Informatics Summit 2019

The AMIA Informatics Summit is one of the most prestigious conference in the medical informatics sector. We presented MedChain, the blockchain-based solution proposed by DPPH for the management of identities and access control rights in a clinical research networks that aim at providing strong guarantees in terms of auditability and accountability of the actions performed in the network.