Cybersecurity of Genomic Data

The advent of low-cost genomic sequencing technologies has ushered in an era where it is now possible to sequence and analyze an entire genome quickly and affordably. The vast amounts of genomic data collected have helped fuel our nation’s economic and health leadership posture; however, this information may not be protected with sufficient rigor.

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Losing your DNA is not like losing a credit card.  You can order a new credit card, but you cannot replace your DNA.  The loss of your DNA not only affects you, but your relatives and, potentially, generations to come.

(source: The National Counterintelligence and Security Center)