New Year, old worries! Information security will continue to be the main business concern in 2020. Attacks by hackers are increasingly sophisticated and unpredictable and the threats keep increasing. For this reason, data masking will increasingly be a solution sought by IT professionals. Data masking aims at creating a structurally identical but not equal version of the data. This technique creates a database with fictitious but realistic information that can be used for testing and training purposes. Data masking solutions offer a variety of sophisticated scrambling techniques to protect sensitive data, irreversibly replacing it with unrealistic data while maintaining referential integrity of the database. In today’s article, we will see how we can avoid exposing masked data!