Social Security Personal Identification System Due for Change

It may be time to change the Social Security Personal Identification system we currently use. Both the White House administration and former Equifax CEO agree it’s time to look at a better way.

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency Equifax Inc.’s massive data breach.

 The administration has called on federal departments and agencies to look into the vulnerabilities of employing the identifier tied to retirement benefits, as well as how to replace the existing system, according to Rob Joyce, special assistant to the president and White House cybersecurity coordinator. Read entire Bloomberg Politics article here. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-03/white-house-and-equifax-agree-social-security-numbers-should-go