Data Masking

What is Data Masking?

Data Masking is a process that is used to hide data.
In Data Masking, real data is masked or hidden by replacing them with random characters.
It protects confidential information from those who don’t have the authorization to se…


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What is Data Masking?

  • Data Masking is a process that is used to hide data.
  • In Data Masking, real data is masked or hidden by replacing them with random characters.
  • It protects confidential information from those who don’t have the authorization to see it.

Why Data Masking Is Required?

  • Data Masking shields PII data and other confidential information of the organization.
  • It secures the file transferring process from one location to another.
  • It also helps to secure application development, testing, or CRM applications.
  • It allows users to access dummy data for testing or training purposes. Image description Image Source: Wallarm

Data Masking Process
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Data Masking Tools

  • K2View Data Masking
  • Delphix
  • Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting
  • Accutive Data Discovery & Masking


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