Dan Simmons l Jul 8, 2019 l Tokenization, Data Security, Data-Centric Security

The Difference Between Format-Preserving Encryption and Tokenization

There is a lot of confusion surrounding this topic and, given recent developments such as the ANSI X9 standard for retail financial services, tokenization can actually be implemented with format-preserving encryption (FPE). In the end, both achieve the same thing, namely, replacing sensitive data with a protected surrogate. However, they achieve this goal using two distinct approaches. 

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