# Questions tagged [data-privacy]

Data privacy refers to (cryptographic) methods to prevent the disclosure of sensitive (identifying) information of persons.

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### Intuitive explanation of the $\varepsilon$ parameter in differential privacy

I think I have a decent intuitive understanding of what the $\delta$ parameter means in $(\varepsilon,\delta)$-differential privacy: I can explain it to a non-specialist in terms of "what are the ...
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### Secure multiparty computation of conjunction

Suppose Alice and Bob each have bits a and b, respectively. How can Alice and Bob compute the function ...
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### Differential Privacy: why $\delta$ negligible on the row numbers?

The definition of differential privacy says that an algorithm $M$ is $(\epsilon,\delta)$-differentially private if $$P(M(x \in D) \in S)\leq e^\epsilon P(M(x \in D')\in S) + \delta$$ where $D,D'$ ...
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### Is there a hash tree scheme designed for complex data structures?

I have a JSON object with private data. It has the following (complex!) structure: ...
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### Any algorithm with a pair of master keys and multiple pairs of subkey for a secure key escrow?

Note: This question looks like my other question — Any algorithm with a master key for decrypting private key encrypted messages? — which is perfectly answered by @real-or-random, but this one is ...
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### Any algorithm with a master key for decrypting private key encrypted messages?

Are there any algorithm out there that implements following scenario? Create a master private key Create a private/public key #1 based on the master key Create a private/public key #2 based on the ...
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### Is this construction a secure MAC?

Let $F:\{ 0,1 \}^n \times \{ 0,1 \}^ n \rightarrow Z^*_q$ is a PRF, and $H:\{ 0,1 \}^{2n} \rightarrow \{ 0,1\}^n$ is a secure hash function. Is the following construction $\Pi=(Gen,Mac,Vrfy)$ is a ...