JMDC and LayerX start joint research on privacy protection of medical data Promoting stricter protection of personal information and privacy in the medical and health fields
JMDC Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Yosuke Matsushima, hereinafter “JMDC”) and LayerX Co., Ltd.
(Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Yoshinori Fukushima, hereinafter “LayerX”) , we have decided to apply the cutting-edge privacy protection technology “Anonify” provided by LayerX to the medical data held by JMDC and start joint research on more robust data privacy protection in the medical and health fields. , we will inform you as follows.
[About LayerX Co., Ltd.]
LayerX is a SaaS/FinTech startup whose mission is to “digitize all economic activities.” Centered on the corporate expenditure management service “Bakuraku”, we have developed a joint venture “Mitsui & Co. Digital Asset Management” aiming to become a digital native asset management company, and the PrivacyTech business aiming for
cross-organizational data utilization with the privacy protection technology “Anonify”.・We operate.
Anonify is a privacy protection technology that consists of various algorithms independently developed by LayerX for practical data utilization based on academic research in the advanced privacy field that is progressing around the world. In recent years, we will realize flexible statistical analysis, advanced statistical models, and machine learning using technologies such as “differential privacy,” which has become the standard for privacy protection technology mainly in Europe and the United States.
[About privacy protection data mining]
A general term for technologies that attempt to extract useful information from data while protecting the privacy of individuals regarding data. In addition to anonymization, it includes differential privacy, secure computation, and more.
[Inquiries regarding this matter]
JMDC Co., Ltd. Business Management Department Public Relations Manager TEL: 03-5733-5010
LayerX Co., Ltd. Public Relations
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