6 Replies Latest reply: Sep 24, 2013 5:45 PM by Nagaian Krishnamoorthy RSS

    Hide a key field from users

      I'm working with some sensitive data where the primary key is shared between 4 different tables. This primary key is a personal identifier number that needs to be hidden from the users, but still needs to be used for some calculations and as the key to maintain table links.

       

      What is the best way to use this field in the backend as a key and for calculations, but hide it from users so they can't see the actual identification number?  I tried using the HidePrefix in the script, but it's still possible for users to view it if they enable system fields. Would it be best to scramble the field, or is there another preferred method?