5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DATA TOKENIZATION
3 min read •Feb 24, 2023
SummaryData tokenization is a secure and revolutionary way to safeguard data.
At its core, tokenization simply substitutes a randomly generated value or “token” for a cleartext value. A lookup table is then used to trace the cleartext value back to the corresponding token so an authorized user can use a digital token to read the data.
In the Explainer: 5 Things to Know About Data Tokenization, we cover:
• How in the event of a breach, tokenization camouflages sensitive data, rendering it useless to bad actors.
• Protegrity Vaultless Tokenization (PVT) and how it solves the time and capacity challenges found in traditional tokenization.
• The ways tokenization can deliver powerful business analytics by setting aside sensitive data and focusing on larger data sets for AI-supported initiatives and other applications.