What do you know about Column Masking? And why should you use it?
DB2 10 Column masking is a significant security tool that can be used to enable greater protections for sensitive data.
IBM Champion Rebecca Bond has a session at IDUG this year called
It takes place in the Grand Sierra H&I on Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 from 2:00 PM till 3:00 PM.
This session begins with a general overview and gradually moves to a more detailed discussion. Covered are: Use Cases, Examples and Implementation Instructions. The session summary answers the question, “Why use column masking?”
Objective 1: Introduce the new column masking functionality of DB2 10 LUW.
Objective 2: Answer the Question, "Why Use Column Masking?"
Objective 3: Provide examples of appropriate uses for column masks,
Objective 4: Provide implementation steps and instructions for building column masks
Objective 5: Discuss ‘profiting’ from column masking (benefitting the organizational bottom line)
Also by Rebecca:
The book may not be at the current level, but it contains very detailed instructions on how to create a sound security plan for your data. Maybe Rebecca should update the book??
Today is Earth Day, so you can get a discount if you buy this book in eformat... along with one other IBM Press book. For details see Earth Day Sale.
17 Database Journal Articles by Rebecca
Video filmed at IOD 2012 starring Rebecca
If you’re attending IDUG, be sure to meet Rebecca in person... I guarantee that you’ll like her! And attend her session, DB2 10 LUW -- Securely Hiding Behind the Mask. She’s a great speaker and you’ll be sure to walk away just a bit smarter!
Rebecca Bond, an IBM Information Champion, industry recognized independent consultant and author of the only published book specific to DB2 LUW security, "Understanding DB2 9 Security", enjoys sharing technical lessons learned from her experiences in government, healthcare and financial consulting roles. Rebecca holds numerous advanced IBM certifications covering all aspects of DB2 and is an expert at balancing the twin needs of robust security and accelerated performance. Her unique background provides a wealth of pertinent database and security puzzlers, which she delights in helping us understand and solve via articles, blog posts and presentations. Her website is www.securedb2.com.
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- Attend IDUG DB2 Tech Conference 2013 - Apr 29 - May 3, 2013 in Orlando, Florida