Scalable Data Privacy Engineering

Scalable Data Privacy Engineering

Balancing scale, with privacy and utility is doable.



Rounak Datta


Protect the pie (PII)

Submitted Apr 9, 2021

Core to data-security is the user’s personally identifiable information. As Disney + Hotstar grows internationally, with increasing compliance restrictions, we’ve re-architected our entire data-platform to support differing compliance & security requirements. We make the user’s personally identifiable information impossible to access unless absolutely necessary. In this talk we discuss how we use masking & filtering while ingesting, storing and processing data, and how systems that access data for analytics, personalization, targeting, reporting were accommodated to fit this new world. We discuss the paradigm shift in approaching the data from a user’s point of view instead of a use-case point of view


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