Tokenized Data

What is Tokenized Data?

Tokenization entails the substitution of sensitive data with a non-sensitive equivalent, known as a token. This token then maps back to the original sensitive data through a tokenization system that makes tokens practically impossible to reverse without them. Many such systems leverage random numbers to produce secure tokens. Tokenization is often used to secure financial records, bank accounts, medical records and many other forms of personally identifiable information (PII).