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Table 1 Security categories defined by the TMM data sharing policy and attributes of the categorized dataset

From: Security controls in an integrated Biobank to protect privacy in data sharing: rationale and study design

Security categorya Datasetb Minimum necessaryc Identifiabilityd Research usee Remote accessf
Very strong Entire dataset No Significantly high No No
Strong Extracted dataset Yes Significantly high Yes Yes, under security control, data transfer is not allowed
Standard Extracted dataset Yes Negligible Yes Yes, under security control, data transfer is allowed
Open Extracted dataset No No Yes Yes
  1. aSecurity category defined by the TMM data sharing policy, bWhole or part of sharable dataset in the TMM biobank, cApplicability of the minimum necessary principle, dStrength of identifiability, eAllowance of research use, fAvailability of remote access
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