Throughout the last couple of years, data protection has emerged as a leading issue among companies and governing bodies. This is especially true in the United States where several incidents have been identified as a major cause for concern. A few examples include the following:
Credit card numbers, driver’s license numbers and passport numbers are among the most valued pieces of identity that citizens have. But what’s even more valuable is data that exists inside all of us at birth; our genomic data. Genomic data refers to the genome and DNA data of an organism. They are used in bioinformatics for collecting, storing and processing the genomes of living things.