Data Risk Checker


/ October 28, 2014

A project design tool for assessing potential harms associated with specific data points. This resource provides a framework to better understand the risks to the people reflected in your data. This tool is meant to inform mitigation and protection strategies.

Where this comes from: This resource builds upon (and diverges from) work done in the Responsible Data Forum on Private Sector Data. This version was developed by practitioners at the Responsible Data Resource Sprint in Budapest.  
Status: This resource could benefit from your input!
Maya Richman

About the contributor

Maya is an interdisciplinary technologist, researcher and improvisational electronic musician based in Berlin. In 2012, she worked with Development Seed, building websites and interactive maps. Later, she worked as a research assistant for Gabriella Coleman investigating the politics of hackers, and as a radio show host for a feminist, artist-run centre. She is now working with organizations of all sizes to influence their security culture, in addition to managing and developing new internal tech processes for a distributed organization.

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