Re: Is it safe to use social securty number as intranet username? (long)

From: Lassi Hippeläinen (lahippel@ieee.orgies.invalid)
Date: 05/15/02


From: Lassi Hippeläinen <lahippel@ieee.orgies.invalid>
Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 08:33:41 GMT

Machine Messiah wrote:
>
> What do the experts here think of a policy of requiring an employee to
> log on to an intranet using a social security number as a username?

Stupid.

If they can set up a username, there is no need for insisting on the
SSN. If they are so brain dead that they can't manage usernames derived
from real names, they could use the employee number, for example.

-- Lassi