n.The process of concealing sensitive information in a document before being released to someone not authorized to see that information.The process of editing or revising a document for publication.


Redaction1 may be used to protect an individual's privacy or to ensure classified information is not compromised.


Duff 1996, p. 35 Finally, the record must be redactable, which means that the system must be able to mask part of the record. This last requirement is particularly important for systems that carry personal or proprietary information.