Statistical Disclosure Control
Contact:Peter-Paul de Wolf
P.O. Box 24500
2490 HA The Hague
Phone: +31 70 337 5060
This is the combined homepage of the several European projects in the field of Statistical Disclosure Control.
The cooperation started with the 4th Framework project
Statistical Disclosure Control(SDC) (1996-1998)
continued with the 5th Framework project
Computational Aspects of Statistical Confidentiality (CASC) (2000-2003)
and continued in the projects
CENEX SDC (2006),
ESSnet SDC (2008-2009),
ESSnet SDC harmonisation (2011),
the 7th Framework project
Data without Boundaries (DWB) (2011-2015)
and the Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA)
Centre of Excellence on SDC (2015-2018).
Work session on SDCThe tradition of the joint UN-ECE/Eurostat work sessions on SDC will be continued.
The next work session will be hosted in The Hague (Statistics Netherlands), 29-31 October 2019. More information can be found here.
Prototype implementations of Census 2021 protection methodsFor the protection of tables resulting from the population Census 2021, two methods (Targeted Record Swapping and noise addition using Cell Key Method) were proposed in a project partly funded by Eurostat. For more information on that project go to the projects website.
As a follow up, prototype implementations of the two proposed methods are now available to be tested by the Census community (and others that might be interested).
New release μ-ARGUS
New release τ-ARGUS
Conference on SDCIn the bi-annual tradition of the Privacy in Statistical Database (PSD) conferences, the last meeting took place in Valencia (Spain), September 26-28 2018. For more information see the PSD 2018 web site.
Work session on SDCThe tradition of joint UN-ECE/Eurostat work sessions on SDC will be continued. The latest work session was hosted in Skopje, 20-22 September 2017.
More information can be found here.
There was be a "User Group sdcTools" meeting alongside this worksession in the evening of 20 September.
Argus Open Source softwareAs a results of a project partly financed by Eurostat, an Open Source version of the ARGUS software is developed. On the software pages you can find the links to the latest releases: μ-ARGUS and τ-ARGUS.
Workshop on Statistical Disclosure Control of Census dataThe final event of the ESSnet will be a special workshop on the protection of census data.
This workshop has taken place in Luxembourg, 19 and 20 April 2012,
The agenda and the papers can be found here.
ESSnetAll the deliverables of the ESSNet project on SDC harmonisation are now available from this website
New book on SDCA new book on SDC has been published by Wiley. The authors (Anco Hundepool, Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Luisa Franconi, Sarah Giessing, Eric Schulte Nordholt, Keith Spicer and Peter-Paul de Wolf) are happy to announce this book.
The book covers the following topics: