Terbium Labs Study Finds a Mere 11 Percent of IT Professionals Deem Employee Social Security Numbers to be High-Risk, In Stark Contrast to Customer Social Security Numbers (38 Percent)

 

October 15, 2019 – Baltimore – Identity theft and fraud have become commonplace in the digital-first environment we live in today, with 3 million identity theft and fraud reports received in 2018 by the Federal Trade Commission. More often than not, identity theft and fraud occur when sensitive data, including social security numbers, have been stolen, exposed and shared online. Despite these statistics, employee social security numbers fall alarmingly low on IT’s risk barometer for online exposure, according to The Underrated Risks of Data Exposure study released today by