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With the attention on protecting sensitive customer data in our industry being very high, having a simple way to mask data on any table in any environment is a powerful tool.
If a data element such as SSN is stored as an unformatted numeric, currently creating a character mask of a formatted SSN, for example ***-**-1234, for a numeric column can not happen. The syntax for the create mask sql will not allow a character mask to be created for a column that is defined as numeric. I would like the ability to create a character mask for any data type.
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