A data enclave is a secure network through which confidential data, such as identifiable information from census data, can be stored and disseminated. In a virtual data enclave a researcher can access the data from their own computer but cannot download or remove it from the remote server. Higher security data can be accessed through a physical data enclave where a researcher is required to access the data from a monitored room where the data is stored on non-network computers.
N3C - The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave offers one of the largest collections of secure and deidentified clinical data in the United States for COVID-19 research.
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