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  • Notes from the Electronic Cottage 10/19/17

    Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

    Identity theft has been in the news lately due to huge data breaches like the one at Equifax. But at the center of that concern is a number, a number that serves as a universal identifier and thus is the key to stealing an identity and causing innocent people a world of hurt. That number, of course, is a Social Security Number, a number that was never meant to serve as a universal personal identifier. Now many want to see it replaced as a way to prove identity. But proving identity online is no simple task. In fact, it is probably the biggest challenge facing the digital world today.

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    Published on October 19, 2017 · Filed under: Notes From The Electronic Cottage; Tagged as: , ,
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