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Ensure Your User IDs Are Encrypted

April 5, 2018 | Ask-An-Expert | Encryption, Digital Signatures, Certificates, Tokenization | By Aaron Shi, IANS Director of Web Development & Security

In the wake of the Equifax breach and other high-profile incidents, organizations are enforcing encryption across all PII and passwords, but what about user IDs? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Director of Web Development and Security Aaron Shi explains why user IDs are often left in the clear and offers a simple way to bring them into the encryption fold.


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