An approach is provided for masking data. A determination is made whether an action initiated by an authenticated user corresponds to one of a plurality of policies stored in a policy store, wherein the policies relate to whether data to be retrieved from a data source is to be masked. A new policy is generated if no match is found in the policy store. Information associated with the new policy is received, wherein the information is input by the user. The new policy is stored in the policy store.

Title
Method and system for masking data
Application Number
11/839827
Publication Number
20090049512
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
H04L 09/00
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