Home Cloud Computing Microsoft: No data for you!

Microsoft: No data for you!

0
Microsoft: No data for you!
0

We need data to move our project ahead. What are some strategies to consider?

In some cases, data that is structured identically to production data is not needed. Many public data sets (like these and these) are available for development, testing, and training. The downside, of course, is that public data sets come with a pre-existing structure, so they will not be useful if your work requires your existing data structure or any control over the data structure.

To mitigate concerns about inappropriate disclosure of sensitive data, “scrubbing” or “masking” approaches can obscure, alter, or remove sensitive data from copies or snapshots of the data (for example, see my post on Dynamic Data Masking). The specific approaches vary depending on the nature and sensitivity of the data, ranging from manual, to automated, to using tools like Delphix. In general, an understanding of the data – especially which elements are sensitive – is needed, though more sophisticated approaches or tools can infer what parts of the data need protection by looking for patterns like email address, social security or insurance number, and so on.

However, in highly regulated or very risk-averse environments, scrubbing or masking approaches may not be acceptable due to the concern of “what if we miss something, and inappropriate disclosure happens despite our scrubbing or masking measures?”. Something as simple as finding (and scrubbing or masking) permutations of personal identifiers in large text fields, for example, can be challenging to automate with very high accuracy across many records.

Read the entire article here, No data for you! – Patrick’s Azure Blog

via the fine folks at Microsoft

Categories:
Microsoft Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

| LATEST FEATURED RESOURCES

White Papers

    Application Lifecycle Management with Stratusphere UX – White Paper

    Enterprises today are faced with many challenges, and among those at the top of the list is the struggle surrounding the design, deployment, management and operations that support desktop applications. The demand for applications is increasing at an exponential rate, and organizations are being forced to consider platforms beyond physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. Users […]

    Downloads

      Download Commvault VM Backup and Recovery: end-to-end VM backup, recovery and cloud management

      Commvault’s ability to provide end-to-end VM backup, recovery and cloud management creates a significantly better way to build, protect and optimize VMs throughout their lifecycle. Our best-in-class software for VM backup, recovery and cloud management delivers a number of significant benefits, including: VM recovery with live recovery options; backup to and in the cloud; custom-fit […]

      On-Demand Webinars

        What’s Going on in EUC Printing – A Technical Deep Dive!

        The IGEL Community and ThinPrint invite you to watch the following technical deep dive webinar. The agenda is to technically bring you up to speed on what’s going on in the EUC Printing space today along with a deep dive into new methods, technologies, printing scenarios and a discussion on why printing still matters. You […]

        Latest Videos

          Views All IT News on DABCC.com
          Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
          Win big $$, visit ITBaller.com for more info!

          Visit Our Sponsors

          Close