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 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 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 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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DataVeil Version 4 Available July 30 DataVeil data masking software version 4.0 shall be available for download on July 30. Notable features & improvements in DataVeil version 4.0: DataVeil Native Library DataVeil is already one of the fastest data masking tools available and with this new library, masked value generation performance is boosted by approximately 2x for…

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DataVeil Announces a Free Persistent Data Masking Software Platform August 17, 2016, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – DataVeil Technologies today announced the general availability of the DataVeil Platform, a free persistent data masking software platform. Persistent data masking is the permanent replacement of sensitive data with fictitious and typically realistic non-sensitive data in a database. For example,…

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DataVeil Data Masking Software Now Available for Linux and Unix Platforms July 12, 2017, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Software company, DataVeil Technologies, has announced that its DataVeil data masking software is now available for Linux and Unix platforms. This is in addition to the already supported Windows platform. DataVeil is static data masking software that permanently…

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New Mask for United Kingdom’s National Insurance Number (NINO) The release of DataVeil 3.3.0 today features the inclusion of a new mask specifically designed for masking the UK’s National Insurance number (NINO). It includes validation to detect valid NINO’s that DataVeil shall mask and also detection of invalid NINO’s that DataVeil shall preserve. Preserving invalid…

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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 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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