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Encryption module

  • Introduction to the encryption module

    The encryption module allows the secure storage of personally identifiable information (PII) of study participants such as date of birth, name etc. This module allows individual Castor fields (study v...

  • Enable encryption for your study

    With Castor EDC, you can securely store personally identifiable information by using the encryption module. To start encrypting fields, you first need to enable encryption for your study. Enable encry...

  • Encrypt specific fields

    To be able to store encrypted data, you need to encrypt the fields where these data belongs. For example, if you are storing date of birth, this date field will need to be encrypted. Field types that ...

  • User rights for encryption

    The Manage Encryption right The Manage encryption right will allow you to assign Encrypt rights to other users in your study (see below).  This is similar to the Manage Users right, except it is dedic...

  • Working with encrypted data

    Data entry Only users with both Edit and Encrypt rights can add and edit data in an encrypted field.  These users will see a lock icon next to the field (even if there is no data): To view or enter da...

  • How does encryption work in Castor?

    The attached document provides an overview of the functional and technical aspects of the Castor EDC encryption module....