6.2 Redact sensitive information

When sensitive data is detected it is very important to prevent access to this information by an unauthorized person. For this problem, the solution is to redact this sensitive information. Redaction helps hide private information like CCN, SSN. This information will be covered while the structure of the document remains.

Supported File Types

  • Portable Document Format (PDF)

  • Microsoft Office Word (DOC/DOCX)

  • Microsoft Office Excel (XLS/XLSX)

  • Text files (TXT, HTML)

Supported Sensitive Information

  • Social Security Number (SSN)

  • Credit Card Number (CCN)

  • IPv4

  • Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)

  • Custom regular expression

To set redaction

  • Policies > Workflow rules > "Workflow name" > Proactive DLP


Sample redacted file

Following sample does not represent an actual person.