Sep 23–26, 2019
Gidon Gershinsky

Gidon Gershinsky

Gidon is a lead architect at the IBM Research – Haifa Laboratory. He works on secure cloud analytics, data-at-rest and data-in-use encryption, attestation of trusted computing enclaves. Currently, Gidon plays a leading role in the Apache Parquet community work on protecting sensitive data in analytic workloads. Gidon has completed a Ph.D degree in the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, and was a Post-Doctoral fellow in the Columbia University, NYC.


1:15pm1:55pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1E 09
Secondary topics:  Deep dive into specific tools, platforms, or frameworks, Health and Medicine, Privacy and Security
The Apache Parquet community is working on a column encryption mechanism that protects the sensitive data and enables access control for table columns. Many companies are involved, the mechanism specification has recently been signed off by the community management committee. I will present the basics of Parquet encryption technology, its usage model and a number of use cases. Read more.

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