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data anonymization/masking (typetree attribute + test mode)

There are 2 requirements that lead to this idea:

1.) external requirements like GDPR force us to anonymize/pseudonymize data in non-production environments
2.) A-B-testing would be much easier if we can mask dynamic attributes (e.g. timestamps)

This idea is a solution for both requirements: we want to have a boolean attribute in the typetree on each field like this:

[x] mask in non-production environments

And we want to be able to run the ITX engine in test mode (non-productive mode), which has the following property: for all fields that are enabled to be masked in non-production environments TX does not apply the mapping rule. Instead TX writes the following static data:

text fields: X
numeric fields: 0
date fields: 1970-01-01
boolean (e.g. xml): true

Padding and formats must also be applied, so that the output data is valid.

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  • Mar 5 2019
  • Under review
How will this idea be used?

This idea will be used in order to fullfil compliance and regulatory requirements. Another benefit will be simpler A-B-testing with less manual work, thus reduced costs and faster time-to-market.

What is your industry? Banking
What is the idea priority? High
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    Luke Raiano commented
    2 Apr, 2019 05:29pm

    Reviewing internally