Health Data Security, Data Protection, Encryption

Pseudonymization of health data. A visual guide with tips

Pseudonymization is a key data protection technique for GDPR and HIPAA. However, it is often misunderstood or misused. Our infographic provides key definitions and clarifies the legal and technical implications of pseudonymization for health data.

Pseudonymization, Anonymization, special data, GDPR, HIPAA, … The world of data protection can be complex. To try and make it clearer, we have put together an easy-to-follow infographic on pseudonymization as it relates to health data. This infographic defines the key terms, looks at the legal and technical implications according to GDPR and gives some advice on what to do next.

If you would like to know a bit more about this complex subject, check out our related blog post.


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About Jovan Stevovic

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