New guidance from the Commerce Department for anyone who deals with data

Everyone knows data is the essential element in improving government operations, understanding trends in the world, and solving big problems. Yet sometimes data can reveal too much, like people’s personal information. That is why data sets have to undergo what is known as de-identification. Now the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated crucial guidance on how to do this. For more, Federal Drive host Tom Temin spoke with NIST Computer Scientist Simson Garfinkle.
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