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With over 10000 members from 145 countries, RDA provides a neutral space where its members can come together to develop and adopt infrastructure that promotes data-sharing and data-driven research
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RDA Outputs are the technical and social infrastructure solutions that enable data sharing, exchange and interoperability
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How can data privacy legal requirements be integrated with technical solutions and automated?
Is the research in line with consent?
The metadata should include what the security, user accreditation etc requirements to access the data.
What credentials and certifications do users have to prove who you are and why you need access to that information
There is no accreditation or Gold standard for data users - if there was then there could be clearance based on accreditation to access/use the data.
Are we giving data to people we trust?
Is eduroam or orchid good authentication mechanisms?
What information is required to give accreditation?
How do you know the user has the security requirements in place to handle the data set e.g. encrypted hard drive etc.
How to make these requirements easier for the user to meet
Have they adhered to T & Cs
Have they misused the data > required to enact penalties for misuse
Logging/Auditing what a user does with the data.
List of repositories handling secure data.