Privacy Preserving for Sensitive Data using Data Masking Technique
Madhurya J A1, Beena G Pillai2

1Madhurya J A, Dept. of CSE, Gitam University, Bangalore, India.
2Beena G Pillai, Dept. of CSE, Gitam University, Bangalore, India.
Manuscript received on February 28, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on March 22, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 5334-5337 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F9422038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F9422.038620

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Abstract: In recent times, most the people are using internet where they are going to share sensitive information with other individual or with an organization like hospital, banking sector or business companies. So such huge amount of information will be stored on cloud. The attackers may try to hack the sensitive data and will try to misuse that data. So here the security for data comes first. There are numerous methods available to provide security for the data that is being shared among individuals or organizations. Most of the organizations take enough precautions to secure data that is shared with third party organizations. In recent times providing privacy for the sensitive data is high priority. The objective of this research is to discover the various data masking solutions for different applications for providing security to the data. Established data privacy method like AES or DES encryption technique proves to be proficient but time consuming. In order to avoid time consumption and to provide privacy for the data being shared, this paper proposes a information hiding method based on format-preserving encryption for sensitive data. This method will masquerade only sensitive data and make sure the encrypted data is still in the original format where it doesn’t consume much memory space. Organization like hospitals or banking sector or any business companies can use this format-preserving method to enhance the security of the data being shared. Tested the information on Spark illustrate that information hiding method based on format-preserving encryption can provide data privacy for sensitive data and preserve data format.
Keywords: Big Data, Data Mask, Format-Preserving, Substitution.
Scope of the Article: Big Data.