An approach is provided for de-personalizing data. A request is received from an application for retrieval of data. An end user associated with the request is authenticated. A determination is made whether to mask the data based on the request and the authentication. In response to the determination, a masking algorithm is selected to apply to the data and to output mask data.

Title
Method and apparatus for providing a data masking portal
Application Number
11/839816
Publication Number
20090049511
Application Date
August 16, 2007
Publication Date
February 19, 2009
Inventor
S Saravanan Nattamai
SA Vetha Manickam
Agent
Patent Management Group
VA, US
Agent
Verizon
VA, US
Assignee
Verizon Data Services India Private
IPC
G06F 09/44
H04L 09/32
G06F 15/16
H04L 09/00
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