Data masking minimizes security risk by enabling user-based confidentiality, altering original data while maintaining its usability. Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres implements data masking using a powerful yet user-friendly policy approach that allows flexibility in the redaction of different types of data to different types of roles.
The masking can take place in 2 ways:
The implementation allows 3 types of data redaction:
Fujitsu Enterprise Postgres extends PostgreSQL's auditing by allowing the system to save audit records to a separate file – the Dedicated Audit Log.
Users can configure which operations to audit and send to the dedicated file. Audit records are then written by asynchronous workers, further reducing the overhead of log operations.
This provides an easy and efficient way for auditors and data security experts to collect and analyze information on database activity and use it to:
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