In recent years many organizations have recognized the value of integrating a Dynamic Data Masking (DDM) engine in order to improve enterprise IT security. Used in conjunction with other common data protection measures and security tools, it provides a very specific and unique way to guard data from unauthorized access. Security breeches can be very damaging, and simply hoping for the best is not an adequate approach. IT professionals must be proactive and diligent in their efforts to prevent breeches of IT security, and Dynamic Data Masking engines have proven to be highly effective. It limits unauthorized data exposure due to application security design flaws, inadequate testing, changing regulatory requirements, and aggressive release schedules.
Best of all, a Dynamic Data Masking engine can be easily integrated in an existing IT infrastructure and immediately improve security - usually without issues associated with scalability, legacy systems, application types, or database architecture. Plus, it is a practical approach that can reduce overall IT development, integration, and operational costs. When integrated with the Enterprise Authentication and Authorization infrastructure, in greatly minimizes the risk of your important data falling into the wrong hands.