Data Theft: Social Security Numbers

In the US case after case of data theft and data loss relate to social security numbers being stolen or misused.

Because it is the social security numbers that are are often “gate keeps” to personal identity, the FTC has taken an important decision: To stop making social security numbers so critical as a form of identification.

Hats off to the FTC, as it has  effectively admited that data theft will always occur, all you can do is try and limit the effects.

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