Security Model for Informational Privacy

  • Sabah S. Al-Fedaghi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3917)


Private/personal information is defined as any linguistic expression that has referent(s) of type natural person. Private information can be classified as: (1) atomic private information is an assertion that has a single human referent, and (2) compound private information is an assertion that has more than one human referent. If p is a piece of atomic private information of person v, then p is proprietary private information of v, and v is itsproprietor. A possessor refers to any agent that knows, stores, or owns the information [2].


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  1. 1.
    Al-Fedaghi, S.: Crossing Privacy, Information, and Ethics. In: 17th International Conference Information Resources Management Association (IRMA 2006), Washington, DC, USA, May 21-24 (2006)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Al-Fedaghi, S.: How to Calculate the Information Privacy. In: Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, October 12-14 (2005),

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabah S. Al-Fedaghi
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  1. 1.Computer Engineering DepartmentKuwait UniversityKuwait

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