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Create custom encryption schemes

In addition to Privacera's default encryption schemes, you can also create your own custom encryption schemes.


Before you create a custom encryption scheme, prepare the following details:

  • A useful name for the encryption scheme

  • A description of the encryption scheme

  • The names of the tags that you want to encrypt

  • The data format, datatype, algorithm, and scope that you want to apply. See Encryption formats, algorithms, and scopes for more information.

To create custom encryption schemes in the Privacera Portal, follow these steps:

  1. From the navigation menu, select Encryption & Masking > Schemes.

  2. Click Add to add a new scheme.

    The Add Encryption Scheme dialog displays.

  3. Enter the following details into the respective fields:

    • Name: the name of the scheme, such as US_PHONE_3rdParty

    • Description: a description of the scheme

    • Encryption API: PRIVACERA (default) or BOUNCY_CASTLE

    • Format type: the encryption format type, such as FPE_ALPHA_NUMERIC, alphanumeric

    • Scope: all

    • Value: the value of the scheme

    • Algorithm: the encryption algorithm: FPE, Hash, Token, Mask, Standard 256, SHA_256, SHA_512

  4. Click Save.

    The encryption scheme is created.