Services Config View - Data Privacy Tab

In the Data Privacy tab ( netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Services > Select a Decoder or Log Decoder > netwitness_actiondd_33x16.png > Config > Data Privacy tab), administrators can configure data privacy parameters for certain Core services. For the Decoder and Log Decoder, you can set the default hash algorithm and salt.

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Administrator configure hash algorithm and salt "Configure the Hash Algorithm and Salt" in the Data Privacy Management Guide. (Go to the NetWitness All Versions Documents page and find NetWitness Platform guides to troubleshoot issues.)

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The Data Privacy tab has the Configure Hash Algorithm and Salt configuration settings. The following table describes the parameters in this tab.

Parameter Description
Hash Algorithm Displays a drop-down list of hash algorithms to use for any keys with a transform that does not specify algorithm type. Possible values are SHA-256 and Duplicate. Duplicate is a special algorithm available for administrators to use when validating that expected hashing behavior is occurring in the network.
Salt Indicates the optional salt value prepended to any value that is hashed. Best practices for security purposes dictate a salt value that is no less than 100 bits or 16 characters in length. Configuring a value ensures that obfuscated values are unique to this site and therefore more difficult to deduce. For more information on this field, see "Configure Data Obfuscation" in the Data Privacy Management guide.
Apply Applies any changes.