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Create Custom Encryption Schemes

To supplement Privacera's default encryption schemes, you can define your own.


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

  • A mnemonic name and description of the encryption scheme.
  • Input tag names you want to encrypt.
  • The format, type, and algorithm of encryption you want to apply to those tags.

Steps to Create Custom Encryption Schemes#

To create schemes for encryption in the Privacera Portal:

  1. Log in to the Privacera Portal.

  2. Click the Encryption & Masking and click Schemes from the left menu. The Schemes page appears as follows:

  3. Click Add to add the new scheme in the Scheme page.

  4. Create a scheme by entering the following details:

    • Name: The scheme name, such as US_PHONE_3rdParty

    • Description: Description of the scheme

    • Tags: The input tag type, such as US_PHONE_NUMBER

    • Format type: The encryption format type, such as FPE_ALPHA_NUMERIC, Alphanumeric 

    • Scope: All, Regex

    • Value: The value of the scheme.

    • Encryption API: Privacera (default), BOUNCY_CASTLE.

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

Last update: July 23, 2021