Updated on December 4, 2023

Mask Data in JSON Format

Masking data in JSON format means concealing sensitive information using tokens for privacy and security.

  • The ProtectoVault object is instantiated with your tokenization key.
  • The input should be any of the following JSON formats.

Mask with Token


Payload:{ "mask": [ { "value": "George Williams", "token_name": "Numeric Token" } ] }

Mask with Format and Token


Payload:{ "mask": [ { "value": "George Williams", "token_name": "Numeric Token", "format": "Person Name" } ] }

Mask with AutoDetect


Payload:{ "mask": [ { "value": "George Williams lives in Washington" } ] }

Learn more by checking out the section on Supporting Token and Format Types.

Note: To obtain the <auth token>, please refer to the Step-by-Step Guide to Obtain Your Auth Token

Code Snippet 

# Import the ProtectoVault class from the protecto_ai module
from protecto_ai import ProtectoVault
# Create an instance of ProtectoVault with your authentication token
obj = ProtectoVault("<auth_token>")
# pass list of sensitive information as an input for the mask method
result = obj.mask({"mask": [{"value": "Ross", "token_name": "Text Token", "format": "Person Name"}]})
# Print the masked result


  "data": [ 
      "value": "Ross", 
      "token_value": "EZN792djTe", 
      "token_name": "Text Token", 
      "format": "Person Name" 
  "success": true, 
  "error": { 
    "message": "" 

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