Data at risk

Potentially Personal Identifying Information found – Social Security Numbers

Risk Level

Hazardous (3)

Platform(s)
  • N/A

Compliance Frameworks

Description

Unencrypted social security numbers were found on a cloud asset. If this information is exposed to cybercriminals, it could lead to identity theft and various other kinds of credit fraud.
  • Recommended Mitigation

    Encrypt social security numbers and store them in purpose-built, secure data stores.