Pseudonymise personal data to mitigate processing risks

22/12/2021 | EDPS

The European Data Protection Supervisor's Head of Technology and Privacy Thomas Zerdick published a blog article about mitigating risks when processing personal data. The blog focused on pseudonymisation,  describing it as a "foundational technique". Referencing the rules of data protection, Mr Zerdick said, "if you really need personal data, then start by pseudonymising this personal data." The blog article follows an IPEN webinar held on the 9th December 2021, titled Pseudonymous data: processing personal data while mitigating risks. 

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