Can format preserving encryption be used for any other applications than Credit card, pan card or social security numbers?

If, could you provide a few examples for my further research on the topic?

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    $\begingroup$ Yes. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ $\endgroup$ – user991 Mar 14 '16 at 5:11
  • $\begingroup$ Can you mention a few, please? $\endgroup$ – Seetha Neelagandan Mar 14 '16 at 5:13
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    $\begingroup$ honey encryption, low-bandwith channels, sampling distinct integers from a range ​ ​ $\endgroup$ – user991 Mar 14 '16 at 5:22
  • $\begingroup$ ofcourse yes , check answers for other questions on same topic, it is well covered here $\endgroup$ – sashank Mar 14 '16 at 11:47
  • $\begingroup$ @RickyDemer Only a reminder: “Use comments to ask for more information or suggest improvements. Avoid answering questions in comments.” After all, you’ve got a valid answer right there… $\endgroup$ – e-sushi Mar 14 '16 at 14:04

Yes. ​ ​ Low-bandwidth channels and
[sampling distinct integers from a range] are examples of that.
Contrary to my comment, I now believe that honey encryption is not quite an example of that.


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