Presidio - Data Protection and Anonymization API
Context aware, pluggable and customizable PII anonymization service for text and images.
What is Presidio
Presidio (Origin from Latin praesidium ‘protection, garrison’) helps to ensure sensitive data is properly managed and governed. It provides fast identification and anonymization modules for private entities in text such as credit card numbers, names, locations, social security numbers, bitcoin wallets, US phone numbers, financial data and more.
- Allow organizations to preserve privacy in a simpler way by democratizing de-identification technologies and introducing transparency in decisions.
- Embrace extensibility and customizability to a specific business need.
- Facilitate both fully automated and semi-automated PII de-identification flows on multiple platforms.
- Predefined or custom PII recognizers leveraging Named Entity Recognition, regular expressions, rule based logic and checksum with relevant context in multiple languages.
- Options for connecting to external PII detection models.
- Multiple usage options, from Python or PySpark workloads through Docker to Kubernetes.
- Customizability in PII identification and anonymization.
- Module for redacting PII text in images.
- Getting started
- Setting up a development environment
- PII anonymization in text
- PII anonymization in images
- Usage samples and example deployments
- Before you submit an issue, please go over the documentation.
- For general discussions, please use the Github repo's discussion board.
- If you have a usage question, found a bug or have a suggestion for improvement, please file a Github issue.
- For other matters, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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