NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – LifeNome and Infoshield have announced a partnership to develop homomorphic encryption standards for genomic and phenotypic data for cloud-based software.

Homomorphic encryption enables calculations and computations to be performed on encrypted data without having to decrypt them first.

Under the partnership, the companies will deploy Infoshield's encryption in LifeNome's consumer-focused genomics software. LifeNome will support Infoshield in providing homomorpic encryption as an industry standard in personal genomics.

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