3LP: Three layers of protection for individual privacy in Facebook

Khondker Jahid Reza, Md Zahidul Islam, Vladimir Estivill-Castro

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Abstract

The possibility that an unauthorised agent is able to infer a user’s hidden information (an attribute’s value) is known as attribute inference risk. It is one of the privacy issues for Facebook users in recent times. An existing technique [1] provides privacy by suppressing users’ attribute values from their profiles. However, suppression of an attribute value sometimes is not enough to secure a user’s confidential information. In this paper, we experimentally demonstrate that (after taking necessary steps on attribute values) a user’s sensitive information can still be inferred through his/her friendship information. We evaluated our approach experimentally on two datasets. We propose 3LP, a new three layers protection technique, to provide privacy protection to users of on-line social networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection - Proceedings of the 32nd IFIP TC 11 International Conference (SEC 2017)
PublisherSpringer
Pages108-123
Number of pages16
Volume502
ISBN (Print)9783319584683
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event32nd International Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (IFIP SEC 2017) - National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Rome, Italy
Duration: 29 May 201731 May 2017
http://ifipsec.org/2017/index.php

Publication series

NameIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Volume502
ISSN (Print)1868-4238

Conference

Conference32nd International Conference on ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection (IFIP SEC 2017)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period29/05/1731/05/17
OtherWelcome to the IFIP International Information Security and Privacy Conference Web Site. The SEC conferences are a series of well-established international conferences on Security and Privacy. SEC is the flagship event of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 11 (TC-11).

The 10th World Information Security Education Conference – WISE10 (hosted by IFIP WG 11.8) is co-located with IFIP SEC 2017. It will take place between Monday May 29th an Wednesday May 31st. Please visit the WISE10 website for more details.

The IFIP WG11.4 Workshop - iNetSec on “Open Problems in Network Security” is co-located with IFIP SEC 2017. It will take place Wednesday May 31st 2017, which will be included in the schedule of the IFIP SEC conference program. Please visit the iNetSec website for the call for paper.
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    Reza, K. J., Islam, M. Z., & Estivill-Castro, V. (2017). 3LP: Three layers of protection for individual privacy in Facebook. In ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection - Proceedings of the 32nd IFIP TC 11 International Conference (SEC 2017) (Vol. 502, pp. 108-123). (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 502). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58469-0_8