Data security concerns for the healthcare industry have never been higher as the number of data breaches in 2013 was 30 percent higher than in 2012. In just one event more than 700,000 patients’ records were compromised when two laptops were stolen from a healthcare office near Los Angeles.
A national leader in the healthcare services field, prioritized data masking of their non-production databases to meet HIPAA compliance objectives. Most production databases are accompanied by as many as a dozen cloned non-production instances for testing, training, development, staging and Q/A. The sheer volume of non-production data ranks it as one of the largest data breach targets in the enterprise. Furthermore, as encryption solutions are not suitable for development and test environments, non- production data is left unprotected al