Latest news

2022-10-21 The newly formed National Education Lab AI (in Dutch: Nationaal Onderwijslab AI), abbreviated to NOLAI, has committed to using PEP to safely store and exchange data for its research projects. See their website for more information on NOLAI.

2021-07-15 The PEP team is excited to announce collaboration on the OpenPlanet platform with partners imec, Wageningen University & Research, and Radboudumc. OpenPlanet is a digital ecosystem for collecting, analyzing, and sharing data on health, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition.

2020-04-15 We have provisioned a PEP testing environment to the Chronic Pain Network. We will work together with IVIDO to develop an infrastructure for privacy-friendly sharing of patient data for research purposes.

2020-02-14 All data from the Personalized Parkinson Project have been moved to Google Cloud Storage. This milestone marks Version 2 of the PEP Research data Repository. The system can now accomodate more then 1 petabyte of data.

2019-09-09 The Healthy Brain Study has started using the PEP system, which has been adapted to this project. The first participants have been included in the study - and thus in the PEP-system - today.

2019-07-18 The Healthy Brain Study has started testing the PEP system, in preparation for the start of the data collection phase.

2019-07-15 The Personalized Parkinson Project has uploaded the entire backlog of clinical data and study-watch data to the PEP research data repository. From now on data will be uploaded on a regular basis while they are collected.

2019-02-27 The Healthy Brain Study has decided to use the PEP-data repository, starting with the data collection phase of the project. A final decision on use of the system for data sharing as well will be made on a later date.

2018-11-09 The PEP data repository for the Personalized Parkinson Project was moved to a distributed infrastructure. Three differrent hosting partners are currently managing parts of the system.

2018-08-30 The network for improvement of care for patients with chronic pain has received a European grant to build a digital platform connecting patients and professionals. The PEP-team of Digital Security is part of this consortium and contributes PEP-technology to enable researchers to use data gathered in this digital platform in a privacy friendly and secure way. The entire project will take about 3 years to complete.

2018-02-20 Infographic explaining the PEP implementation for the Personalized Parkinson Project. Available as PDF.

2017-11-13 First study participant has been included. Registration and pseudonymisation of data during the data-collection phase works as designed.

2017-11-01 Version 1.0, has been partly refactored and extended and placed into production environment.

2017-06-29 Version 1.0, supporting the data- and sample collection phase in Personalised Parkinson Project (PPP) is finished. This version will be used for unit tests in the coming months, in preparation of the actual start of PPP scheduled for september.

2017-05-31 Jean Popma's presentation at the PI-lab about Privacy by Design & PEP.

2017-03-30 Alpha for version 1 has been finished.

2016-10-12 Hans Harmannij, one of our team members, has won the Joop Bautz Information Security Award for his master's thesis about Polymorphic Pseudonymization in Educational Identity Federations.

2016-09-30 Mentioning of PEP in national NOS news bulletins, at 8:30 (at 1:55) and at 20:00 (at 13:35).

2016-09-30 Several online articles about PEP e.g. at NOS and also NOS, Tweakers, and Skipr.

2016-07-04 Column about the project by Jaap-Henk Hoepman in the Financieel Dagblad. Available as PDF.

2016-05-15 Blog post by Lucien Engelen about the PEP project.