Disclosure Risk Assessment Step 4

| November 30, 2020

There is no one size fits all approach to managing this disclosure risk. You will need to determine if it is possible to apply statistical disclosure control techniques to reduce this risk while maintaining the analytical value of the data. If this is not possible, you should explore safe ways of sharing the data with trusted partners under strict terms and conditions. Continue to the next step to learn more about your options if you conduct the risk assessment and determine that the data has a high risk of disclosure.


| November 30, 2020

You can and you should! If you run the assessment and identify that the disclosure risk is too high, you can decide to apply SDC techniques such as recoding and local suppression to reduce that risk. Following the application of disclosure control techniques, you will need to run the assessment again to make sure that the actions you took were sufficient in limiting the risk of disclosure.