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.
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