data sanitization

data sanitization

Making data less sensitive for testing purposes. Real company data can be sanitized in many ways: by blanking out parts of a field, by inserting X's in all but the last four digits of credit card numbers, by replacing real names with random names and by shuffling data between the columns. For example, the values in a numeric field can be shuffled and still be summed to the same total.
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A significant consideration in the implementation of such systems is the concern over securing them against threats, which can be addressed by malware detection and data sanitization solutions.
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Other technologies such as data sanitization and file type verification can also prevent threats that may go undetected by antivirus engines.
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In addition, as a precautionary measure, it is a good idea to apply data sanitization to remove any active code from email attachments by changing the file format.