SEQanswers

Go Back   SEQanswers > Applications Forums > Clinical Sequencing



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
human genome short read data for "Do it yourself genetic testing" attilav General 2 08-22-2011 12:59 PM
Huge NGS data storage and transferring himwo Bioinformatics 2 03-24-2011 01:32 AM

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-29-2020, 12:41 AM   #1
ecSeq Bioinformatics
Senior Member
 
Location: Leipzig, Germany

Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 268
Exclamation Transferring patient's genetic testing data to the cloud: 5 myths

Full article

We often get the question: how safe is it to transfer patientís genomic data to the cloud? By this most people refer to the transfer of their NGS-based patient data to external web-based services (e.g. Illumina Basespace) that run on the public cloud of other third-party providers (e.g. Amazon AWS).

Of course, patient genetic data security should be a top priority. New sequencing technologies create large data volumes for each patient, and often small labs and hospitals assume that they cannot cope with the required increase in computational resources, leaving the cloud the only option. After all, cloud-based solutions are good for cases where varying amounts of data must be processed flexibly. But it is also true that a patientís genetic testing data has a different privacy value compared to for example videos, music, images or other large data. Genetic testing data contains highly personal information, including health, behavioural and biometric information, and is an even more unique marker than a fingerprint. A DNA data breach is much worse than a credit card breach.

With that in mind, let us address the following misconceptions and myths we often hear. ...read more

__________________
ecSeq Bioinformatics is Europeís leading provider of hands-on bioinformatics workshops and professional data analysis in the field of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS).

Last edited by ecSeq Bioinformatics; 03-03-2020 at 09:44 PM.
ecSeq Bioinformatics is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-03-2020, 09:47 PM   #2
LarsB
Junior Member
 
Location: France

Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 9
Default

Great article! Thanks!
LarsB is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
digitalhealth, healthcare, ngs

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:57 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO