Data Masking 101: A Comprehensive Guide

Contemporary organizations have both a legal and ethical responsibility to protect sensitive customer data. Are you meeting this standard effectively?

Data masking proactively alters sensitive information in a data set in order to keep it safe from risk of leak or breach. Implemented through a range of techniques for different use cases, this privacy-enhancing technology has become an integral part of any modern data stack. It’s essential that every organization examine these different techniques in order to answer the question: what kind of data masking is most effective for me?

In this white paper, you’ll learn:

  • What data masking is and why it’s important
  • Approaches for the application of data masking
  • Popular data masking techniques
  • Best practices for masking sensitive data