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June 08, 2015

Minimizing the Use of Social Security Numbers in Government Programs

As government agencies and businesses increasingly rely on electronic communications, benefits and commerce, there is an ever-greater opportunity for data breaches and identity theft. Recently, we have witnessed cyberattacks on well-known retailers and service providers that have resulted in data breaches affecting millions of consumers. It is likely that each of us knows someone affected by these breaches – perhaps it has even happened to you.