When management sets the wrong security culture

Tuesday, 12 July 2005, 11:42 AM EST

Fourteen years ago I warned MyBank (which is not one of my clients; I am one of its) about using Social Security numbers as solid identification. The bank's head of security said he would look into it. Since then, the security at MyBank has gone from bad to worse. It's still a recipe for ID theft.
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During a recent tele-banking transaction, I was instructed to enter my bank account and Social Security numbers.

By Winn Schwartau at Network World.

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