Hadoop is an increasingly popular computing environment for distributed processing that business can use to analyze and store huge amounts of data. Some of the world’s largest and most data-intensive corporate users deploy Hadoop to consolidate, combine and analyze big data in both structured and complex sources.
The unauthorized use or misuse of our personally identifiable information (or PII) — such as name, social security number, date of birth, mother’s maiden name, place of birth, etc.
It is a common mistake to refer to data masking and data encryption interchangeably to mean the same things. While field-level encryption is considered one of many possible “data masking” functions, we define data masking and encryption as technically distinct processes below.