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Data Collaboration: Multi Party Computation Use Case

To combat human trafficking (http://ow.ly/Wzvn50H0Sus), it is essential that multi-party partnerships are established to collaborate and make use of each other’s data. However, due to the sensitive nature of the data, it is not possible to share it with various actors. Secure Multi Party Computation (MPC) enables data collaboration without the need to expose the source data.

Together with Sustainable Rescue, Roseman Labs and Pinsent Masons, NGOs and other participants, we are working on a use case to enable secure data sharing to improve the monitoring of human trafficking.

Today, we completed a first test with real-world data. Human trafficking involves human beings. Due to the sensitivity of the data involved, comparing lists of suspects’ and informants’ names by using traditional comparison methods is impossible. An additional layer of security is required, which only MPC can provide. By deploying MPC, we were able to compare the different lists without actually sharing the data. The MPC advantage is cryptographic protocol distribution between multiple parties where no individual party could see the other parties’ data. The comparison process took seconds, replacing the need for manual review.

We are looking forward to extending this project with additional partners. In the next phase, we will explore more data collaboration possibilities. Learn more about this use case:

#humantrafficking #MPC #privacybydesign #data

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Protection of identities and data privacy is key in organising digital collaboration to combat human trafficking

These data barriers result in partial and fragmented data that makes it difficult to piece together a robust understanding of the trafficking modus operandi in recruitment, transport and exploitation. A good example is interview information obtained by law enforcement agencies from victims of forced prostitution versus victim-centred stories obtained by NGOs from victims and sex workers. The goal for the participating NGOs, Roseman Labs, Sustainable Rescue Foundation and other participants is to develop a use case based on MPC technology, with additional trust and interoperability features, as a proof of concept to overcome these data sharing barriers.

This use case is sponsored by the Data Sharing Coalition. Click here to read the full article.

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22 July 2021 – 14:00 BST

Traffik Analysis Hub is thrilled to announce that it will be holding its First Intelligence Community Conference: Trafficking and Exploitation – “It’s the economy, stupid” on July 22nd, 2021, at 14:00 BST!

Join Traffik Analysis Hub for a series of conversations surrounding the errant economy that sustains trafficking and exploitation. You will hear from thought leaders about the economic fundamentals of exploitation, the opportunity to create new and effective tools to undermine the errant business model, and the importance of harnessing the intelligence potential from analysis of survivor experience.

Registration Link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lwBPcgF4TuOAOclgDS4lvQ

20th May 2021 – 10am CEST
With over 40.3 million “slaves” in the world, acting against #modernslavery and #humantrafficking has never been more urgent and #financialinstitutions play a key role.

To educate ourselves and the broader audience on such a critical topic, for their EWPN2nd Town Hall, #EWPN and RedCompass Labs have invited some special guests from #NGOs and the public sector to learn more about what they are doing to fight modern slavery and giving financial sector participants the opportunity for some exclusive Q&A sessions with the speakers.