Replacing Social Security Numbers Is Harder Than You Think

In the wake of the massive Equifax system compromise, in which the personal information of at least 145 million people may have been stolen, many people have questioned the ubiquitous use of social security numbers (SSNs) for authentication. This is only the latest of many data breaches; why have we not learned better?

Source: Replacing Social Security Numbers Is Harder Than You Think – Motherboard

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