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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 Schemes 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.