IRI provides multiple data discovery features for personally identifiable information (PII) and other sensitive or need-to-be-found data held in enterprise sources.
Beyond data class, pattern- and fuzzy-match searches described elsewhere in this blog, this article primarily discusses the search for values held in a lookup or ‘set’ file (e.g.,
IRI CellShield™ Enterprise Edition now offers an Intra-Cell Search feature that finds and protects sensitive data in unstructured cell contents with masking, encryption, or pseudonymization. Just as with full-cell values, you can now identify and mask the ‘floating’ sensitive data in Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets with only a few mouse clicks.
This is an introduction to IRI CellShield. Subsequent blogs will demonstrate the different functions in CellShield: data masking, encryption, and pseudonymization. If you’re interested in finding, classifying, or masking PII in databases or flat files, check out IRI FieldShield.