Set Custom Java Home

Set Custom Java Home DataVeil and FileMasker are both Java applications and by default, upon startup, they shall automatically use the current default Java JDK installed on the operating system. In most cases this works well and ensures that DataVeil and FileMasker are using the latest and hopefully most secure and reliable versions of Java…

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Change GUI Font Size

Change GUI Font Size With the advent of the large high resolution monitors such as 4K (high-DPI) some DataVeil and FileMasker users have found that the font displayed by the GUI’s can be too small to comfortably read. It has also been noted that this can vary according to the version of Java being used.…

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Single-Byte and Multi-Byte Character Redaction Options in Redact Mask

Single-Byte and Multi-Byte Character Redaction Options in Redact Mask DataVeil 4.4.0 introduces two enhancements to the Redact mask. Two distinct redaction characters can be specified. One is used if the original character to be redacted is half-width (single byte) and the other for all other characters (full-width or multi-byte). The previous redaction scope checkbox option…

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Changes to DataVeil Platform Free Features

On July 1, 2021 some of the included free features of the DataVeil Platform license shall be changing. Specifically, the following masks shall remain free to mask unlimited data: Dataset Mask (enables you to use your own CSV data) User SQL Value Mask (write your own SQL code in-line or call SQL user-defined functions) Therefore,…

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DataVeil License Fee Increase

On July 1, 2021 the DataVeil software license fees shall increase. The DataVeil software offers many advanced data masking capabilities and is continually being improved. Even after the price increase, the DataVeil license fees shall still be significantly lower than comparable competing software. The new pricing is shown below. Currency is USD. Perpetual Licenses     Initial…

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DataVeil 4.2 XML and JSON Masking

DataVeil 4.2 XML and JSON Masking DataVeil version 4.2 has been released and brings XML masking support along with JSON masking that was also recently introduced. JSON and XML provide for extremely flexible formats and each record can contain an enormous amount of data. Furthermore, a JSON or XML column can contain records of completely…

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Amendments to Japan’s Privacy Law

Amendments to Japan’s Privacy Law On 3 September 2015, extensive amendments were introduced to the law in Japan which deals with the protection of personal information, “The Act on the Protection of Personal Information” (“APPI”). The effective date of the amended APPI has not yet been fixed; however, the law will take effect two years…

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Canada Has Ammended its Privacy Laws (“PIPEDA”)

Canada Has Amended its Privacy Laws (“PIPEDA”) The Government of Canada has amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA“), which generally governs the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by private sector organizations in all Canadian provinces except for Alberta, British Columbia and Québec. Some of the amendments came into force…

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