Firewall policies for dynamic data masking are certain rules and regulations that dictate how database firewalls should handle network traffic for specific IP addresses and address ranges, protocols, applications, and content types based on the organization’s information security firewall policies.

Dynamic Data Masking

Before a firewall policy is created, some form of risk analysis should be carried out to develop a list of the types of traffic needed by the organization and categorize how they must be secured—including which types of traffic can traverse a firewall under what circumstances. This risk analysis should be based on an evaluation of threats; vulnerabilities; countermeasures in place to mitigate vulnerabilities; and the impact if systems or data are compromised.

Firewall policies should be documented in …

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