One of the primary uses of IRI FieldShield is to encrypt and decrypt sensitive data in database or flat-file columns. FieldShield relies on a passphrase to derive a symmetrical encryption key used at encryption and decryption time.
Article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) stipulates the Right to Erasure, often referred to as the Right to be Forgotten. While the regulation specifies some requirements as to what controllers must do with data requested to be “erased”, it does not expressly define what the term erasure means.
“Have you stopped speeding?” You could probably object to a leading question like this in court, but what happens when an important question with only a yes or no answer is solicited on a mandatory form, and the response becomes part of an actionable database record?
Quasi-identifiers, or indirect identifiers, are personal attributes that are true about, but not necessarily unique, to an individual. Examples are one’s age or date of birth, race, salary, educational attainment, occupation, marital status and zip code.
In this final article of the series covering the Production Analytic Platform paradigm, we look at data virtualization—a key requirement in today’s multi-source, data-overloaded world.