19 Masking Sensitive Data

This chapter provides conceptual information about the components that comprise Oracle Data Masking, and procedural information about performing the task sequence, such as creating masking formats and masking definitions. Data masking presupposes that you have created an Application Data Model (ADM) with defined sensitive columns.

Topics discussed in this chapter include:

The procedures in this chapter are applicable to Oracle Enterprise Manager 12.1 and higher Cloud Control only. You must have the Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting Pack license to use data masking features.


Performing masking on an database that uses Database Plug-in or higher requires that database patch # 16922826 be applied for masking to run successfully.