When it comes to your data security, do you have a lot of questions? For example, is our data encrypted? Will that data be anonymized? Are anonymization & encryption the same?
The extent to which a business analyzes and acts upon its data can have a massive impact on its bottom line and ability to stay competitive in the marketplace.
Therefore, it is important to clarify these questions before taking up any such projects to avoid any further misunderstandings. Developing effective privacy protection can be challenging when one is not clear on the concept of data anonymization. This infographic seeks to shed some light on what data anonymization is and a few myths surrounding the practice.
What is Data Anonymization?
Data anonymization helps to protect private or sensitive data by deleting or encrypting identifiable information from a database. It is done for the purpose of protecting an individual’s or company’s confidential activities while maintaining the integrity of the data gathered and shared.