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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Spoofing Realistic Credit Card Data for your Test Systems using DataVeil

Spoofing Realistic Credit Card Data for your Test Systems using DataVeil As mentioned in a previous post, we are often asked about how DataVeil differs to other data masking software. In short, DataVeil has been crafted to be as simple to use with as much versatility and smart masking to provide the most utility out…

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Partial Masking

Partial Masking Partial data masking is a very useful DataVeil feature. It provides the ability to preserve part of an original value and mask the remainder. One of the benefits is that this can easily preserve the statistical distribution of the original data. For example, suppose that you have a column of 16 – 20…

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Format Preserving Data Masking

Format Preserving Data Masking We often receive enquiries along the lines of ‘How does DataVeil compare to ..’ some other masking tool. Recently, this has typically been in regard to Redgate’s Data Masker. Therefore, we thought that we would address such questions in our blog for our readers’ convenience. To begin, there are actually numerous…

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DataVeil Version 4 Now Available

DataVeil Version 4 Now Available Version 4.0 of our signature DataVeil data masking softtware is now available for general release. Although DataVeil was already one of the fastest data masking tools available, version 4.0 provides a 2x performance boost for Oracle and 20x boost for SQL Server. Building on DataVeil’s renowned ease-of-use in the data…

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