Aug 17, 2017 7:31:00 AM by Skant Gupta
Oracle Data Redaction enables you to mask (redact) data that is returned from queries issued by applications.
You can redact column data by using one of the following methods:
Oracle Database applies the redaction at runtime, when users access the data (that is, at query-execution time). This solution works well in a production system. During the time that the data is being redacted, all of the data processing is performed normally, and the back-end referential integrity constraints are preserved.
Data redaction can help you to comply with industry regulations such as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Oracle Data Redaction provides several benefits when you use it to protect your data.
These benefits are as follows:
In the next article we will show how to configure Oracle Data Redaction.
Written by Skant Gupta
Skant Gupta is an Oracle Certified Cloud Professional in Oracle Database 12c, an Oracle Certified Expert in Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) in Oracle Database 11g and 12c, and an Oracle Exadata Certified and an Oracle Certified Professional in Oracle Database 10g, 11g, and 12c. He works at Vodafone Technology in the UK and formerly worked as a senior DBA at Etisalat in Dubai. He has six years of experience with various Oracle technologies, focusing mainly on Cloud, database, and high availability solutions, Oracle WebLogic Suite, Oracle Exadata and Oracle GoldenGate. He has presented at several Oracle user groups worldwide, most recently in the US, the United Arab Emirates, and the India. He is also Technical Writer on http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/es/articles/index.html and http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/pt/articles/index.html with more than 30 article published in Oracle Technical Network.