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Data security

Data Security

The Data Security section contains two options:

Manage data encryption for fields

  1. Applies to the following fields: Single line, email, date, date-time, number, percent, decimal, and currency

  2. Refer to this page to learn about data encryption for fields

You can enable data encryption for the mentioned fields, as given below. To decrypt the data, you need to disable the  Encrypt data  property. The process will be similar to enabling it.

Enable data encryption for a field

  1. Open the form builder.
  2. Select the required field. Its  Field Properties  will appear on the right.
  3. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Data Security  section.
  4. Check the checkbox next to  Encrypt data .

    If this field has been referred to in your apps, you will be prompted with a list of such references, which include:
    • Looked up in another form as part of a lookup field
    • To group or sort records in  reports
    • Referred in any  workflows

    You will be allowed to initiate data encryption only when you remove these references. If this field is not so referred (or once you've removed all such references), you will be prompted:

  5. Click  I understand, Proceed . A popup will appear and display the progress of data encryption.

  6. Click  Okay :

Contains health info

The fields marked as contains health info denote that they contain electronic Protected Health Information(ePHI). To enable ePHI field:

  1. Open the form builder.
  2. Select the required field. Its  Field Properties  will appear on the right.
  3. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Data Security  section.
  4. Check the checkbox next to  Contains health info .

  5. A popup will appear requesting permission to encrypt the data in the field.

  6. Click  Yes .
  1. Understand fields

  2. Understand data encryption


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