Secure sensitive or confidential data in production and nonproduction system.
You may be doing everything possible to protect production data privacy in cloud applications and platforms. But test environments are often the most vulnerable, especially when they are complete copies of your production data. In addition, many different types of users from contractors to testers and developers have access to these environments. For example, during test runs or training sessions, can you ensure that your cloud application administrators and developers do not accidentally send emails to customers, or even to internal employees, that not only cause confusion but inadvertently release confidential information?
Putting aside the impact of negative publicity, the Ponemon Institute, the leading privacy and data protection research group, found that the average cost of a data breach was $194 per record or $5.5 million per company in 2011.
Informatica Cloud Data Masking is designed to allow you to minimize the risk of potential test data breaches. Now available, this wizard-based cloud integration application uses pre-built, flexible data masking rules based on market-leading Informatica data masking technology. Whether you’re running Salesforce CRM and Force.com sandboxes, working with other cloud-based applications or simply doing on-premise test data masking, with Informatica Cloud you can: