Pseudonymization is a technical approach to protecting personal information, involving the substitution of actual identifying information with substitute values or virtual identifiers.

Characteristics[편집 | 원본 편집]

Actual identifying information is retained but replaced with virtual identifiers, enhancing security. For example, real names may be replaced with encrypted codes.

Purpose[편집 | 원본 편집]

Primarily used when there is a need to enhance security while retaining some level of identifiable information. It is commonly applied in fields such as healthcare and research.

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